legal holiday

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n legal holiday authorized by law and limiting work or official business
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Usage

In literature:

It's only Sundays and legal holidays.
"McTeague" by Frank Norris
The occasions of Calliope's low spirits were legal holidays in Quicksand.
"Heart of the West" by O. Henry
From now on you can call me Mr. Vaughan; 'Rowdy' doesn't go, except on a legal holiday.
"Rowdy of the Cross L" by B.M. Sinclair, AKA B.M. Bower
Soon after dinner I announced that I believed I could sleep for a year or two, including legal holidays.
"Sixes and Sevens" by O. Henry
They were expected, just as pay days and legal holidays are expected.
"The Armies of Labor" by Samuel P. Orth
Doubt sometimes seems to be felt whether Sunday is a legal holiday there.
"In the Wilderness" by Charles Dudley Warner
We had all legal holidays.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
Non-observance of legal holidays.
"Wanted, a Young Woman to Do Housework" by C. Helene Barker
The Swedes have four legal holidays at Yule, beginning the day previous to Christmas, and they make merry while they last.
"Yule-Tide in Many Lands" by Mary P. Pringle and Clara A. Urann
The day is a legal holiday, and is faithfully observed by all classes.
"Lights and Shadows of New York Life" by James D. McCabe
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In news:

COLUMBIA — Do you know which federal legal holiday is observed on Nov 11.
Nothing says happy holidays like a supermodel in a barely-legal bikini.
It's a legal holiday in Boston and the surrounding Suffolk County.
The Grazers will share legal and physical custody of their sons, with a schedule that includes alternating weekends, and pre-set spring break, summer vacation and holiday arrangements.
Is it legal to shoot them off from your yard days leading up to the holiday and weeks after.
Liquor retailers could make the holiday season saner for harried hosts if they took advantage of new state rules, which went into effect last weekend, legalizing home delivery of spirits.
DULUTH — The man who has staged a free holiday light display in Duluth said he's grown weary of the legal fight over access to the event.
The man who has staged a free holiday light display in Duluth says he's grown weary of the legal fight over access to the event.
Before lighting off any fireworks , legal or otherwise, this holiday weekend, keep in mind the following tips provided by Herb Truhe of International Fireworks .
Drive legal this holiday season .
Our horrible holiday legal tradition.
Monday is a legal holiday, and the treasurer's office in the Boone County Courthouse will be closed, so there's an extension of the payment deadline.
The San Antonio Fire Department is urging residents to celebrate the 4th of July holiday safely and legally.
Voters have approved marijuana legalization in Washington and Colorado, where this smoker celebrated the "420" holiday in Denver earlier this year.
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