Martin Luther King Day
noun Date: 1969 the third Monday in January observed as a legal holiday in some states of the United States

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  • Martin Luther King Day — Martin Luther King Der Martin Luther King Day ist ein US amerikanischer nationaler Gedenk und Feiertag für den im Jahre 1968 ermordeten Martin Luther King, der seit 1986 jeden dritten Montag im Januar begangen wird. Er liegt somit nahe oder sogar …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Martin Luther King Day — an American holiday on the third Monday in January to remember the day that Martin Luther King Jr. was born …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Martin Luther King Day — n. the third Monday in January, a legal holiday in the U.S. commemorating the birthday (Jan. 15) of Martin Luther King, Jr …   English World dictionary

  • Martin Luther King Day — noun observed on the Monday closest to January 15 • Syn: ↑Martin Luther King Jr s Birthday • Hypernyms: ↑legal holiday, ↑national holiday, ↑public holiday • Part Holonyms: ↑January, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Martin Luther King Day — UK [ˌmɑː(r)tɪn ˌluːθə(r) ˈkɪŋ ˌdeɪ] / US [ˌmɑrt(ə)n ˌluθər ˈkɪŋ ˌdeɪ] noun Word forms Martin Luther King Day : singular Martin Luther King Day plural Martin Luther King Days a national holiday in January in the US that celebrates the birthday of… …   English dictionary

  • Martin Luther King Day — Mar′tin Lu′ther King′ Day n. cvb the third Monday in January, a legal holiday in some states of the U.S., commemorating the birthday (Jan. 15) of Martin Luther King, Jr …   From formal English to slang

  • Martin Luther King Day — the third Monday in January, a legal holiday in some states of the U.S., commemorating the birthday (Jan. 15) of Martin Luther King, Jr. * * * …   Universalium

  • Martin Luther King Day —  is observed in the United States on the third Monday of January …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service — The Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service is the largest King Day in the nation, which celebrates Dr. King’s legacy by turning community concerns into ongoing citizen action. Each year on King Day, tens of thousands of people of… …   Wikipedia

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