term day

noun

Definition of term day

1 : a day that is set as a term (as a Scottish quarter day) or is a day in a term (as of the sitting of a court)
2 : one of a series of special days designated by scientists for making synoptic magnetic, meteorological, or other physical observations

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History and Etymology for term day

Middle English terme day, from terme term + day

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“Term day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/term%20day. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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