Rizal Day

noun

Ri·​zal Day
rə̇ˈzäl-,
rēˈsäl-
: December 30, observed as a legal holiday in the Philippines in commemoration of the death of the Filipino patriot José Rizal in 1896

Word History

Etymology

after José Rizal †1896 Philippine patriot

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“Rizal Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rizal%20Day. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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