from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The Monday following Easter, observed as a holiday in some countries.

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  • proper noun The Monday after Easter Sunday; a bank holiday in Britain and a holiday in many other places.


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  • But when Easter Monday and his birthday arrived together, without bringing any birthday remembrance other than a letter from his old chum, Charlie Henchman, Reggie's heart went down to a depth for which he had no idea there was room in his mechanism.

    The Girls of St. Olave's


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