- The day of the week before Tuesday and following Sunday: I saw him on Monday the Monday before last [as modifier]: Monday morningMore example sentences
- I started the work at half ten on Sunday night and finished at one on Monday morning.
- When they took the register on Monday morning, there were a number of notable absences.
- The next day she learned she would be suspended the following Monday, for one day.
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- 1.1 (Mondays) On Mondays; each Monday: the restaurant is closed MondaysMore example sentences
- It's a pain because the only day I can get in is a Monday, and Mondays and Fridays they are closed.
- Sundays I was always a little unstable, and then Mondays I spent recuperating by my lonesome.
- I mean, Mondays you have just started the oppressive boredom, so you have a lot to talk about.
Old English Mōnandæg 'day of the moon', translation of late Latin lunae dies; compare with Dutch maandag and German Montag.
Our names for days of the week are based on translations of Latin terms: days of the week in ancient Rome were named after the planets, a category which at that time was considered to include the moon and the sun (after which Sunday was named)
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