Definition of Columbus Day in English:

Columbus Day

Line breaks: Col¦um|bus Day
Pronunciation: /kəˈlʌmbəsdeɪ


(In the US) a legal holiday commemorating Christopher Columbus’s first voyage to the Americas in 1492. It is observed by most states on the second Monday of October.
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  • The Museum is open from Saturday, Memorial Day (last Monday in May) through Columbus Day (2nd Monday in October).
  • He is an absurd character who relies on First Amendment freedoms to defend his teaching position, while denying others the right to take part in a Columbus Day parade.
  • Be honest, did any of you teachers or bank employees use Columbus Day to go to a Columbus Day parade?

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