Washington's Birthday

noun

Definition of Washington's Birthday

  1. 1 :  February 22 formerly observed as a legal holiday in most of the states of the U.S.

  2. 2 :  the third Monday in February observed as a legal holiday in most of the states of the U.S. —called also Presidents' Day

Origin and Etymology of washington's birthday

George Washington


First Known Use: 1829


WASHINGTON'S BIRTHDAY Defined for English Language Learners

Washington's Birthday

noun

Definition of Washington's Birthday for English Language Learners

  • : the third Monday in February celebrated in the U.S. as a holiday in honor of the birthday of George Washington


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