calendar day

Definitions of calendar day
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n a day reckoned from midnight to midnight

Synonyms:
civil day
Examples:
8 May 1945
the date of Allied victory in Europe, World War II
15 August 1945
the date of Allied victory over Japan, World War II
Types:
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day
a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance
date
the particular day, month, or year (usually according to the Gregorian calendar) that an event occurred
day of the week
any one of the seven days in a week
day of rest, rest day
a day set aside for rest
Admission Day
in some states of the United States: a legal holiday commemorating the day the state was admitted to the Union
Arbor Day
a day designated for planting trees
Cinco de Mayo
the fifth of May which is observed in Mexico and Mexican-American communities in the United States to commemorate the Mexican victory over the French in the Battle of Puebla in 1862
commencement day, degree day
the day on which university degrees are conferred
November 5
anniversary of the discovery of the Gunpowder Plot
Inauguration Day, January 20
the day designated for inauguration of the United States President
February 29, bissextile day, leap day
the name of the day that is added during a leap year
V-day, Victory Day
the day of a victory
weekday
any day except Sunday (and sometimes except Saturday)
rag day
a day on which university students hold a rag
red-letter day
a memorably happy or noteworthy day (from the custom of marking holy days in red on church calendars)
payday
the day on which you receive pay for your work
election day, polling day
the day appointed for an election; in the United States it is the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November
field day
a day for outdoor athletic competition
field day
(military) a day for military exercises and display
ides
in the Roman calendar: the 15th of March or May or July or October or the 13th of any other month
market day
a fixed day for holding a public market
Walpurgis Night
eve of May Day
December 31, New Year's Eve
the last day of the year
January 19, Lee's Birthday, Robert E Lee Day, Robert E Lee's Birthday
celebrated in southern United States
Tet
the New Year in Vietnam; observed for three days after the first full moon after January 20th
holiday
a day on which work is suspended by law or custom
February 2, Groundhog Day
if the ground hog emerges and sees his shadow on this day, there will be 6 more weeks of winter
February 12, Lincoln's Birthday
the day on which President Abraham Lincoln is remembered
February 14, Saint Valentine's Day, St Valentine's Day, Valentine Day, Valentine's Day
a day for the exchange of tokens of affection
February 22, Washington's Birthday
the day on which George Washington is remembered
March 2, Texas Independence Day
Texans celebrate the anniversary of Texas' declaration of independence from Mexico in 1836
March 17, Saint Patrick's Day, St Patrick's Day
a day observed by the Irish to commemorate the patron saint of Ireland
All Fools' day, April Fools', April Fools' day
the first day of April which is celebrated by playing practical jokes
April 14, Pan American Day
a day celebrating political and economic unity among American countries
Patriot's Day
the 3rd Monday in April; Massachusetts and Maine celebrate the battle of Lexington and Concord in 1775
First of May, May 1, May Day
observed in many countries to celebrate the coming of spring; observed in Russia and related countries in honor of labor
Mother's Day
second Sunday in May
Armed Forces Day
the 3rd Saturday in May
Davis' Birthday, Jefferson Davis' Birthday, June 3
celebrated in southern United States
Flag Day, June 14
commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777
Father's Day
US: third Sunday in June
Citizenship Day, September 17
celebrated in the United States
American Indian Day
US: the 4th Friday in September
October 24, United Nations Day
a day for celebrating the founding of the United Nations
Allhallows Eve, Hallowe'en, Halloween
the evening before All Saints' Day; often devoted to pranks played by young people
saint's day
a day commemorating a saint
June 23, Midsummer Eve, Midsummer Night, St John's Eve, St John's Night
the night before Midsummer Day
school day
any day on which school is in session
speech day
an annual day in the schools when speeches are made and prizes are distributed
washday, washing day
a day set aside for doing household laundry
wedding day
the day of a wedding
anniversary, day of remembrance
the date on which an event occurred in some previous year (or the celebration of it)
date of reference, epoch
(astronomy) an arbitrarily fixed date that is the point in time relative to which information (as coordinates of a celestial body) is recorded
Type of:
period, period of time, time period
an amount of time

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