A day on which banks are officially closed, observed as a public holiday.
- I took the box number to report the problem but the post office customer service line was closed due to the bank holiday.
- Analysts said volumes were more like a bank holiday than a working day.
- A bank holiday is a day on which the banks are on holiday, but on everyone else has to go to work.
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