Lee's Birthday

noun
\ ˈlēz- How to pronounce Lee's Birthday (audio) \

Definition of Lee's Birthday

: January 19 or the third Monday in January observed as a legal holiday in many southern states

First Known Use of Lee's Birthday

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Lee's Birthday

Robert E. Lee

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“Lee's Birthday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lee%27s%20Birthday. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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