Mon·​day | \ ˈmən-(ˌ)dā How to pronounce Monday (audio) , -dē \

Definition of Monday

: the second day of the week

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Mondays \ ˈmən-​(ˌ)dāz , -​dēz How to pronounce Monday (audio) \ adverb

Examples of Monday in a Sentence

I had lunch with her last Monday. I'll be seeing her again next Monday. My birthday falls on a Monday this year. Next week I'll arrive on Monday and leave on Friday. I will arrive on Monday morning.
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First Known Use of Monday

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for 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

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The first known use of Monday was before the 12th century

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“Monday.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of Monday

: the day of the week between Sunday and Tuesday


Mon·​day | \ ˈmən-ˌdā How to pronounce Monday (audio) , -dē \

Kids Definition of Monday

: the second day of the week

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