Lee's Birthday

noun

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

Word History

Etymology

Robert E. Lee

First Known Use

1910, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Lee's Birthday was in 1910

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“Lee's Birthday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lee%27s%20Birthday. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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