Definition of legal holiday in English:

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legal holiday



North American
A public holiday established by law.
Example sentences
  • Workers are protected by laws guaranteeing minimum wages, legal holidays, paid vacations, collective bargaining, and the right to strike.
  • In addition to the standard holidays of the Christian calendar, legal holidays in Italy are New Year's Day, Liberation Day on April twenty-fifth, and Labor Day on May first.
  • Other legal holidays include New Year's Day and the major holidays of the Christian calendar.
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