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Meaning of "national holiday" in Essential English Dictionary

national holiday

noun   /ˌnæʃənəl ˈhɒlədeɪ/
a day when most people in a particular country do not have to go to work or school: New Year’s Day is a national holiday in many countries.
Translations of “national holiday”
in Korean 국경일…
in Arabic أجازة وَطنِيّة…
in Portuguese feriado nacional…
in Catalan festa nacional…
in Japanese (国の)祝祭日…
in Italian festa nazionale…
in Chinese (Traditional) 全國性假日…
in Russian общегосударственный праздник…
in Turkish millî bayram…
in Chinese (Simplified) 全国性假日…
in Polish święto narodowe…
(Definition of national holiday from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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