Rizal Day

noun Ri·zal Day \rə̇ˈzäl-, rēˈsäl-\

Definition of Rizal Day

  1. :  December 30, observed as a legal holiday in the Philippines in commemoration of the death of the Filipino patriot José Rizal in 1896

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of rizal day

after José Rizal †1896 Philippine patriot


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Rizal Day? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!