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- a day dedicated to religious observances or to a religious festival
- R.C.Ch. any of certain religious feast days on which Roman Catholics are required, as on Sundays, to attend Mass and refrain from unnecessary physical workin full holy day of obligation
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A day specified for religious observance.