Meaning of “May Day” in the English Dictionary

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"May Day" in British English

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May Daynoun [ C usually singular ]

uk /ˈmeɪ ˌdeɪ/ us /ˈmeɪ ˌdeɪ/

the first day of May, a holiday in many countries. It traditionally celebrates spring but now it is often used to honour workers.

(Definition of “May Day” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)