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Labor Day

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Based on the English words “holy” and “day,” holidays originally represented special days of the Christian Church calendar. 


The word has evolved in general usage to mean any special day.


In the United States, a holiday can also be a special day on which schools and offices are closed, such as Labor Day (see the reading below).



Labor Day     劳动节



Labor Day in the United States is a public holiday that is always celebrated on the first Monday in September.


This year, 2017, Labor Day is on September 4th.


This holiday honors the American labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity, laws, and well-being of the country.


It is the Monday of the long weekend known as Labor Day Weekend and it is considered the unofficial end of summer in the United States.


The Labor Day holiday is also a federal holiday.