Mayday

May·day \ ˈmā-ˌdā \

Definition of Mayday

an international radio-telephone signal word used as a distress call

Origin and Etymology of mayday

French m'aider help me


May Day

noun \ ˈmā-ˌdā \

Definition of May Day

:May 1 celebrated as a springtime festival and in some countries as Labor Day

First Known Use of may day

13th century


MAYDAY Defined for English Language Learners

May Day

noun

Definition of May Day for English Language Learners

  • : May 1 celebrated in many countries as a spring festival and in some countries as a holiday in honor of working people


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