Lincoln's Birthday
noun Date: 1898 1. February 12 observed as a legal holiday in many states of the United States 2. the first Monday in February observed as a legal holiday by some states of the United States

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  • Lincoln's Birthday — Infobox Holiday holiday name=Lincoln s Birthday caption=Abraham Lincoln official name=Birthday of President Abraham Lincoln nickname=Lincoln s Birthday observedby=Illinois and various U.S. states date=February 12 type=Local significance=Honors… …   Wikipedia

  • Lincoln's Birthday — Lincoln s Birth|day the birthday of Abraham Lincoln, February 12th, which is a legal holiday in many US states →↑Presidents Day …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Lincoln’s Birthday — a US holiday on 12 February celebrating the birthday of President Abraham Lincoln. It was first celebrated in 1866 in Washington, DC, and was declared a national holiday in 1892. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lincoln's Birthday — Lin′coln s Birth′day n. 1) February 12, a legal holiday in some states of the U.S., in honor of the birth of Abraham Lincoln 2) Presidents Day …   From formal English to slang

  • Lincoln's Birthday — noun the day on which President Abraham Lincoln is remembered • Syn: ↑February 12 • Regions: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑America, ↑the States, ↑US, ↑U.S., ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Lincoln's Birthday — 1. February 12, a legal holiday in some states of the U.S., in honor of the birth of Abraham Lincoln. 2. See Presidents Day. * * * …   Universalium

  • Lincoln's Birthday Committee for Democracy and Intellectual Freedom — The Lincoln s Birthday Committee for Democracy and Intellectual Freedom (LBCDIF) was an antifascist organization of scientists founded by Franz Boas in 1938 to discredit the theories of race being forwarded by the Nazis in Germany. In the 1930s… …   Wikipedia

  • Washington's Birthday — Infobox Holiday holiday name=Washington s Birthday observedby=United States date=Third Monday in February date2008=February 18 date2009=February 16 observances=Community, historical celebrations; honoring the veterans and purple heart recipients; …   Wikipedia

  • Washington's Birthday — Washington’s Birthday, oder auch Presidents’ Day (dt. Tag der Präsidenten und Präsidentinnen) wird in den USA jeweils am dritten Montag im Februar gefeiert. Ursprünglich wurde der 22. Februar als Nationalfeiertag begangen, der Geburtstag von… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Washington's Birthday — noun the day on which George Washington is remembered • Syn: ↑February 22 • Regions: ↑United States, ↑United States of America, ↑America, ↑the States, ↑US, ↑U.S., ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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