What does labor day mean?

Definitions for labor day

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Labor Day(noun)

    first Monday in September in the United States and Canada


  1. Labor Day(Noun)

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

  2. Labor Day(Noun)

    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.

Anagrams for labor day »

  1. day labor

  2. adorably


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Bob Corker:

    My guess is we won't actually take a vote on this until after Labor Day.

  2. Doug Larson:

    If all the cars in the United States were placed end to end, it would probably be Labor Day Weekend.

  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. Karl Fox:

    The Tuesday after the Labor Day holiday weekend is a horrible time for any election, he said. In a rural area such as this, some people drive 50 miles or more just to get to work, and a community dominated by production agriculture doesn’t just understand the adage ‘Make hay while the sun shines.’ Local farmers must live it.

  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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Translations for labor day

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  • يوم العمل عيد العمالArabic

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