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Victoria Day

Translation of Victoria Day in Spanish:

noun

  • (in Canada)
    (el lunes anterior al 24 de mayo, en que se conmemora el nacimiento de la reina Victoria)
    Example sentences
    • If a non-qualified employee is not asked to work on Victoria Day, he or she gets the day off with no pay.
    • Students research the history and current status of Victoria Day in Canada, including why the people of Quebec do not celebrate this holiday.
    • In 1957, Victoria Day was permanently appointed as the Queen's birthday in Canada.

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