Mother's Day

Mother's Day
noun Date: 1908 the second Sunday in May appointed for the honoring of mothers

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mother's Day — This article is about several worldwide days celebrating motherhood. For other uses, see Mother s Day (disambiguation). Mother s Day A homemade greeting card, one of many ways to honor one s mother Observed by Many countries …   Wikipedia

  • Mother's Day (North America) — Mother s Day holiday, in the United States and Canada, celebrates motherhood generally and the positive contributions of mothers to society. It falls on the second Sunday of each May. It is the result of a campaign by Anna Marie Jarvis… …   Wikipedia

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  • Mother's Day and Carnation — have had an association for a very long time because according to a Christian legend, this is the plant that sprung up when Jesus Christ s mother Mary shed tears of distress seeing her son enduring sufferings with the cross. Anna Jarvis, in 1907 …   Wikipedia

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  • Mother's Day Proclamation — The Mother s Day Proclamation by Julia Ward Howe was one of the early calls to celebrate Mother s Day in the United States. Written in 1870, Howe s Mother s Day Proclamation was a pacifist reaction to the carnage of the American Civil War and the …   Wikipedia

  • International Mother's Day Shrine — Andrews Methodist Episcopal Church U.S. National Register of Historic Places U.S. National Historic Landmark …   Wikipedia

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