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Word and Phrase Origins
Where did the term 'holiday' come from and what does it mean?
November 04, 2007 3:05PM
The word Holiday probably comes from "Holy Day".
I think this term comes from holy day or saint's day which would be a day off from work. The christian calendar used to be full of these - some replacing old pagan ritual days or events.
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