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  1. Labor Daynoun

    first Monday in September in the United States and Canada


  1. Labor Daynoun

    The holiday marking the unofficial end of summer, held on the first Monday in September.

  2. Labor Daynoun

    Annual holiday held May 1 to celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers.


  1. Labor Day

    Labor Day in the United States is a holiday celebrated on the first Monday in September. It is a celebration of the American labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements of workers. It constitutes a yearly national tribute to the contributions workers have made to the strength, prosperity, and well-being of their country. Labor Day was promoted by the Central Labor Union and the Knights of Labor, who organized the first parade in New York City. After the Haymarket Massacre, which occurred in Chicago on May 4, 1886, US President Grover Cleveland feared that commemorating Labor Day on May 1 could become an opportunity to commemorate the affair. Thus, in 1887, it was established as an official holiday in September to support the Labor Day that the Knights favored. The equivalent holiday in Canada, Labour Day, is also celebrated on the first Monday of September. In many other countries, "Labour Day" is synonymous with, or linked with, International Workers' Day, which occurs on May 1.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of labor day in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of labor day in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of labor day in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    Good time to study, Labor Day, let's see how they do next week, a lot of people were against it, I'm going to take a good hard look over the weekend.

  2. Mike Morgan:

    Historically, wildland firefighters were college students. They’d get out of school on Memorial Day, they’d go fight fire, and they’d go back to school on Labor Day, well, now we’re having fires every month of the year, and so we need firefighters year-round.

  3. Kathleen Smith:

    Since labor day, IPOs have priced on average 18 percent below the midpoint of their range, returning 16 percent for investors. In order to get those positive returns, prices are being slashed.

  4. Jeff Bock:

    This summer will be a true test for Hollywood, one that will likely test the industry's might as well as their magic, if all goes well, folks will be lining up for blockbusters from May through Labor Day, but for studios and exhibitors to be truly successful, they'll not only need debuts that knock Labor Day out of the park but a string of victories week in and week out.

  5. Peter Sokolowski:

    The word culture's got a cultural story. We have noticed for years that culture has a cyclical spike every year at around Labor Day. That is to say back to school time during the month of September, so we've been watching this word spike at that time for years, in recent years we've seen similar spikes at the end of semesters during finals.

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