Patriots' Day

noun

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

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About Patriots' Day

Time Traveler for Patriots' Day

Time Traveler

The first known use of Patriots' Day was in 1894

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near Patriots' Day

patriotism

Patriots' Day

patripassian

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for Patriots' Day

Cite this Entry

“Patriots' Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Patriots%27%20Day. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Dog Words Quiz

  • shiba puppy more or less demanding cuddles
  • Which of the following animals has a dog in its etymology?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!