Washington's Birthday

noun

1
: February 22 formerly observed as a legal holiday in most of the states of the U.S.
2
: the third Monday in February observed as a legal holiday in most of the states of the U.S.

called also Presidents' Day

Word History

Etymology

George Washington

First Known Use

1829, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of Washington's Birthday was in 1829

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“Washington's Birthday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Washington%27s%20Birthday. Accessed 30 May. 2024.

Kids Definition

Washington's Birthday

noun
1
: February 22 formerly observed as a legal holiday in most states of the U.S.
2
: the third Monday in February observed as a legal holiday in most states of the U.S.

called also Presidents' Day

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