Monday

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noun Mon·day \ˈmən-(ˌ)dā, -dē\

Definition of Monday

  1. :  the second day of the week

Mondays

play \-(ˌ)dāz, -dēz\ adverb

Examples of monday in a sentence

  1. I had lunch with her last Monday.

  2. I'll be seeing her again next Monday.

  3. My birthday falls on a Monday this year.

  4. Next week I'll arrive on Monday and leave on Friday.

  5. I will arrive on Monday morning.

Origin and Etymology of monday

Middle English, from Old English mōnandæg; akin to Old High German mānatag Monday; akin to Old English mōna moon and to Old English dæg day


First Known Use: before 12th century


MONDAY Defined for English Language Learners

Monday

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noun Mon·day \ˈmən-(ˌ)dā, -dē\

Definition of Monday for English Language Learners

  • : the day of the week between Sunday and Tuesday


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