[ ɡˈʌvənmənt hˈɒlɪdˌe͡ɪ], [ ɡˈʌvənmənt hˈɒlɪdˌeɪ], [ ɡ_ˈʌ_v_ə_n_m_ə_n_t h_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_d_ˌeɪ]
How to use "Government holiday" in context?
In the United States and many other countries, gaining national or international recognition is the hallmark of a holiday. Independence Day and Veterans Day are two examples. A holiday is a day off from work, school, or other regular obligations. The basis of holidays is a solemn ceremony or event consecrated to the public, usually by public authority. Governments institute holidays to promote national unity and commemorate noteworthy events.
Some holidays, like Valentines Day, have become almost synonymous with expressing love and affection to one another.
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