Victoria Day

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Victoria + day, after Queen Victoria (24 May 1819–1901).

Proper nounEdit

Victoria Day

  1. (Canada) A holiday commemorating the birthdays of Queen Victoria and the reigning monarch of Canada, falling on the last Monday before May 25.

SynonymsEdit

  • May long weekend, May Long (informal, Canada)
  • May Two-Four (informal, Canada)
  • May Run (informal, northeastern Ontario)
  • Queen's Birthday (British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador)
  • Patriotes Day (Quebec)
  • Fête de Dollard (historical, Quebec)
  • Empire Day (historical)
  • Commonwealth Day (historical)

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Last modified on 9 October 2013, at 10:35