Lincoln's Birthday

noun \ ˈliŋ-kənz- \

Definition of Lincoln's Birthday

1 :February 12 observed as a legal holiday in many states of the U.S.
2 :the first Monday in February observed as a legal holiday by some states of the U.S.

First Known Use of lincoln's birthday

1898


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