Patriots' Day

noun

: 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

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Patriots' Day was in 1894

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“Patriots' Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Patriots%27%20Day. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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