Victoria Day
noun Etymology: Queen Victoria Date: 1901 1. formerly May 24 and now the Monday preceding May 25 observed in Canada as a legal holiday 2. Commonwealth Day

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Victoria Day — n. a legal holiday in Canada, celebrated on the Monday preceding May 25: originally May 24, Queen Victoria s birthday …   English World dictionary

  • Victoria Day — a public holiday held in May in Canada …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Victoria Day — For other uses, see Victoria Day (disambiguation). Victoria Day A portrait in Ottawa City Hall of Queen Victoria, first sovereign of a confederated Canada …   Wikipedia

  • Victoria Day — (in Canada) the first Monday preceding May 25, observed as a national holiday. * * * ▪ Canadian holiday       Canadian (Canada) holiday on which the British sovereign s birthday is celebrated. In 1845, during the reign of Queen Victoria… …   Universalium

  • Victoria Day — noun A holiday commemorating the birthdays of Queen Victoria and the reigning monarch of Canada, falling on the last Monday before May 25. Syn: May long weekend, May Long, May Two Four, May Run, Queens Birthday, Patriotes Day, Fête de Dollard,… …   Wiktionary

  • Victoria Day — Victo′ria Day n. (in Canada) the first Monday preceding May 25, observed as a national holiday; formerly May 24, birthday of Queen Victoria …   From formal English to slang

  • Victoria Day — noun (in Canada) the Monday which precedes May 24, observed as a national holiday to commemorate the birthday of Queen Victoria …   English new terms dictionary

  • Victoria Day — noun a public holiday in Canada on the Monday on or before May 24th • Hypernyms: ↑legal holiday, ↑national holiday, ↑public holiday …   Useful english dictionary

  • Victoria Day (Canada) — Infobox Holiday holiday name = Victoria Day type = required longtype = national caption = A portrait of Queen Victoria in Ottawa s City Hall. official name = English: Victoria Day French: Fête de la Reine nickname = May Two four, May Long, May… …   Wikipedia

  • Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden — Victoria Crown Princess of Sweden Duchess of Västergötland The Duke and Duchess of Västergötland after their wedding in June 2010 Spouse …   Wikipedia

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