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  1. open day

    • noun

      a day when members of the public may visit a place or institution to which they do not usually have access; an open house.
    • noun

      a nonresidential school, typically a private one.
    • noun

      a legal holiday commemorating the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus in 1492. It is observed by most states on the second Monday of October.
    • noun

      any of a number of days reserved for fasting and prayer in the Western Christian Church. Ember days traditionally comprise the Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday following St. Lucy's Day (December 13), the first Sunday in Lent, Pentecost (Whitsun), and Holy Cross Day (September 14), though other days are observed locally.
    • noun

      a public holiday or day of festivities held in honor of working people, in the US and Canada on the first Monday in September, in many other countries on May 1.
    • noun

      archaic term for Twelfth Night
    • noun

      another term for Memorial Day
    • noun

      the time between successive meridian transits of the sun at a particular place.
    • noun

      a Christian festival commemorating the massacre of the Innocents, December 28.
    • noun

      the interval of time between two successive crossings of the meridian by the moon (roughly 24 hours and 50 minutes).
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