Meaning of Labour Day

La'bour Day"

Pronunciation: [key]
— Brit. Brit.
  1. a holiday in honor of labor, celebrated on May 1 in Britain and some parts of the Commonwealth, but on the first Monday in September in Canada, on the fourth Monday in October in New Zealand, and with varying dates in the different states of Australia. Cf. Labor Day.
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