Whitmonday

noun

Whit·​mon·​day ˈ(h)wit-ˌmən-dē How to pronounce Whitmonday (audio)
-ˈmən-
: the day after Whitsunday observed as a legal holiday in England, Wales, and Ireland

Word History

Etymology

Whitsunday + Monday

First Known Use

1557, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Whitmonday was in 1557

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“Whitmonday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Whitmonday. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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