national holiday

noun

1
: a holiday celebrated throughout a nation
especially : one commemorating the birth or independence of a nation
the Bolivian national holiday
2
: a legal holiday established by the central government of a nation rather than by state or local authorities
there are no annual legal national holidays in the United StatesLiterary Digest

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“National holiday.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/national%20holiday. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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