The definition of a holiday is a day where business is suspended in celebration of a specific event.(noun)
An example of a holiday is Christmas.
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Origin: Middle English holidai, holy day
Origin: , from Old English hālig dǽg
Origin: : hālig, holy; see Holy
Origin: + dǽg, day; see Day.
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