Patriots' Day

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Definition of Patriots' Day 

: the third Monday in April observed as a legal holiday in Maine and Massachusetts in commemoration of the battles of Lexington and Concord in 1775

First Known Use of Patriots' Day

1894, in the meaning defined above

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