Martin Luther King Day

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Mar·​tin Lu·​ther King Day | \ ˈmär-tᵊn-ˈlü-thər-ˈkiŋ- How to pronounce Martin Luther King Day (audio) \

Definition of Martin Luther King Day

: the third Monday in January observed as a legal holiday in some states of the U.S.

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1969, in the meaning defined above

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Martin Luther King Day

noun
Mar·​tin Lu·​ther King Day | \ ˈmär-tᵊn-ˈlü-thər- How to pronounce Martin Luther King Day (audio) \

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: the third Monday in January observed as a legal holiday in the United States

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