Mother's Day

noun

: the second Sunday in May appointed for the honoring of mothers

Word History

First Known Use

1890, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Mother's Day was in 1890

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“Mother's Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Mother%27s%20Day. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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Mother's Day

noun
: the second Sunday in May set aside for the honoring of mothers
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