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 Holiday
Holiday is a contraction of holy and day, holidays originally represented special religious days.
Most countries around the world have labor laws mandating a certain number of days of time off per year to be given to a worker.
Several secular holidays are observed, both internationally, and across multi-country regions, often in conjunction with organisations such as the United Nations.
www.holiday-pedia.com   (1210 words)

  
 List of holidays by country - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Most holidays are mentioned although some are not public holidays.
Religious holidays are observed according to the Julian calendar.
For the holidays not observed on a specified Monday, when the date falls on a Saturday, it is observed the previous Friday, and when the date falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/List_of_holidays_by_country   (1546 words)

  
 Holidays Countdown Clocks - Countdown to all your favorite holidays by country.
Holidays Countdown Clocks - Countdown to all your favorite holidays by country.
This is the countdown list of holidays by country.
Most holidays are mentioned although some are not public holidays.
www.quitcounter.com /holidays.php   (57 words)

  
 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Public holidays in North Korea
The group of countries known as the Allies of World War II consisted of those nations opposed to the Axis Powers during the Second World War.
Republic Day is the name of a public holiday in several countries to commemorate the day when they first became republics.
Korea was occupied by the Soviet Union north of the 38th Parallel and by the United States south of the 38th parallel, but the United States and the Soviet Union were unable to agree on implementation of Joint Trusteeship over Korea.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Public-holidays-in-North-Korea   (686 words)

  
 Adoption Listservs and Adoption Forums by Country
A list for families that are interested in adopting boys from China or who have already adopted one.
Mailing list for discussions of Latin American adoption and culture.Although the focus of the group is Guatemala, discussion of adoption andculture of other countries in Latin America is certainly welcome.
List for families who are currently adopting and those who have adopted from Russia (or Eastern Europe and Central Asia).
www.comeunity.com /adoption/listservs.html   (2192 words)

  
 Holidays   (Site not responding. Last check: )
T he Holiday List menu disappears; the holiday list you selected is displayed in the Holiday List field in the exchange information window.
Of all the holiday list maintenance functions, deleting a holiday list is the only function that cannot be performed when the holiday list you want to delete is assigned to an exchange.
If you attempt to delete a holiday list that is assigned to an exchange, Aspen Graphics displays a message that tells you the exchange to which the holiday list is assigned.
www.aspenres.com /beta/Documents/AspenGraphics4.0/Holidays.htm   (2539 words)

  
 The Big Country Mailing List
The Big Country Mailing List is a forum where Big Country fans can discuss all things BC via email or the Web, although the discussions can occasionally wander off at a tangent...
Fortunately for the list members Michael Toppa volunteered to take over and a new list server was set up in May '97.
You can get a good idea of who is on the list and where they are (the regulars anyway) on my BC World Map of Fans.
www.geocities.com /ihopeulikeit/bc-list.html   (238 words)

  
 United States Navy Band, Country Current   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The United States Navy Band's "Country Current" country-bluegrass group is the Navy's premier country music ensemble.
Touring the country each year in support of Navy Recruiting, they have performed with a veritable "Who's Who" list of country and bluegrass music artists.
Country Current is committed to furthering music education and developing the next generation of country and bluegrass fans.
www.navyband.navy.mil /countrycurrent.shtml   (451 words)

  
 Holidays In Spain -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Taking the day off work is not a requirement, the celebration is. However, it is customary for employers, or the state, to declare that work is not done on certain holidays because their employees and/or customers/clients would be distracted by missing the celebrations and it is not a very productive workday.
Those commemoration or celebration days that are not ''public holidays'' - when people are given the day off work - are stil holidays in the broadest sense and should be mentioned.
The stuff in the National holidays section of this page should probably be updated with the new additions caused by the relevant changes in WikiProject Countries, and moved to a separate page, e.g.
www.becomingapediatrician.com /health/75/holidays-in-spain.html   (647 words)

  
 directopedia : Directory : Society : Holidays
In Canada and the United States, a holiday is a day set aside by a nation or culture (in some cases, multiple nations and cultures) typically for celebration but sometimes for some other kind of special culture-wide (or national) observation or activity.
In Poland during holidays on the 1st and 3rd of May, when taking a few days of leave can result in 9-day-long holidays; this is called The Picnic (or Majówka).
Except in North America, the phrases "holiday season" and "holiday period" usually mean the summer months when most people take their annual holiday ("vacation" in North American English), and phrases such as the "festive period" are used to describe the period around Christmas and New Year.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Society-Holidays.shtml   (1978 words)

  
 Microsoft Outlook Holiday Issues
For Outlook 2000 and earlier versions, the list of holidays is stored in a text file named Outlook.txt, found in the language specific subfolders of the Office folder.
Holiday Updates -- 2003-2007, from Microsoft for Outlook 2000 (also works with Outlook 2002, and can work with earlier versions, with a little tweaking).
The Transmit Holidays Form is a custom Outlook form that creates a special mail message containing appointment details from a folder that you specify.
www.slipstick.com /calendar/holidays.htm   (819 words)

  
 Ülkelerin Resmi Tatil Günleri
Religious holidays are observed according to the [[Julian calendar]].
Public holidays are set by local authorities and therefore vary from place to place, although Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and January 2nd (and May Day?) are observed throughout the country.
For the holidays not observed on a specified Monday, when the date falls on a Saturday, it is observed the previous Friday, and when the date falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday.
www.iskenderiye.com /wp_bilgi/?p=3192   (2110 words)

  
 Holiday - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A public holiday or legal holiday or bank holiday is a holiday endorsed by the state.
Public holidays can be either religious, in which case they reflect the dominant religion in a country, or secular, in which case they are usually political or historical in inspiration.
Although Youngman's jest suggests that the list of holidays for a non-believer would necessarily be the "empty set", many non-believers honor various secular holidays and other "holy" days, and those of one faith often honor holidays of other faiths.
en.wikipedia.org /?title=Public_holiday   (1935 words)

  
 List of holidays by country
See Public holidays in Brazil for a complete list.
While these are not legal holidays outside of the District of Columbia, most states have declared state holidays to coincide with these federal holidays.
Election Day is only observed as a holiday in Presidential election years, which coincide with leap years.
www.askfactmaster.com /List_of_holidays_by_country   (513 words)

  
 Country Treasures American Country Antiques
Our shop is a large two storey building that was built in the latter part of the 19th century; it has been an antique shop for the past 60 years.
Their love of Americana led to specializing in 18th and early 19th century country painted furniture.
Please be sure to type "Add to mailing list" in the subject field of your email.
www.mycountrytreasures.com /index.html   (421 words)

  
 Costa Rica - Costa Rica Holidays
Costa Rica is a Catholic country and it’s holidays are mostly church-related.
The country closes down entirely during the biggest holiday time, Easter Holy Week, but only during Holy Thursday, Friday and Saturday, by Holy Sunday, some services might be available, but don't count on it in remote parts of the country.
Public holiday to commemorate the national hero who fought at the battle of Rivas against the American invader William Walker in 1856.
infocostarica.com /culture/holidays.html   (300 words)

  
 Country National Holidays - Holiday Folder
Listing of predicted national bank holidays, public holidays, legal holidays and religious holidays for 2004 and 2005 in over 140 countries worldwide.
A national holiday is a statutory holiday enacted by a country to commemorate the country itself.
Holidays are listed by date, country, and religion.
www.holidayfolder.com /national_holidays/country_national_holidays   (622 words)

  
 Yahooligans! - Around the World:Holidays
Holidays and Celebrations from Around the World - international students explain their holiday traditions like Carnival, Torch Day, Independence Day, New Years, and more.
Holidays Around the World - get information and the history of holidays that fall around November and December including Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year, Guy Fawkes Day, Boxing Day, and others.
Holidays in Taiwan - lists traditional and commemorative holidays in Taiwan, in English and Chinese.
www.yahooligans.com /Around_the_World/Holidays   (917 words)

  
 list of indian national holidays
After achieving independence in 1947, every year August 15, is celebrated as a national holiday to pay salute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the freedom struggle.
After 1950, every year this day is celebrated with great joy and cherishing the old memories when the martyrs of the country sacrificed their lives for the country’s freedom.
Gandhi Jayanti :It is a national holiday celebrated as the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi popularly known as the Father of the Nation.
www.listofholidays.org /list-of-indian-national-holidays.htm   (234 words)

  
 Newfield Hall Country House hotel, Malhamdale - HF Holidays
HF Holidays own and manage this Country House hotel to ensure that you enjoy a high level of service.
Our Country House hotel caters exclusively for our guests and the atmosphere is very much like a house party - it's all a far cry from the anonymity of a conventional hotel.
The air holidays and flights are ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority.
www.hfholidays.co.uk /countryhousehotels/southernyorkshiredales/index.asp   (537 words)

  
 15 Holidays and their origins - The List Universe
The exact date of the celebration varies from country to country, and it does not usually mark the real birthday of the sovereign (the current monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, was born on 21 April 1926).
The holiday is mentioned in the books of 1 and 2 Maccabees (these are found in the Catholic and Orthodox Bibles, but were excluded by protestants in the 16th century from their version).
Fawkes was ranked 30th in the 2002 list of “100 Greatest Britons”, sponsored by the BBC and voted for by the public.
listverse.com /history/15-holidays-and-their-origins   (4217 words)

  
 List of holidays by country - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
See the list at Public holidays in Belgium for the names of the holidays in Dutch, French, and German.
September 12 - Gibraltar National Day ; But Gibraltar and 10 September pages say it is on 10 September, and National Day says 2nd Monday in March...
Folk religion holidays are available on the Vodou page.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_holidays_by_country   (1560 words)

  
 Holidays in Canada
Holidays in Canada, Holidays in Canada - Statutory holidays, Holidays in Canada - Federal, Holidays in Canada - Provincial and territorial, Holidays in Canada - Civic holidays, Holidays in Canada - Legal definition, Holidays in Canada - The August holiday, Holidays in Canada - Proposed holidays, Holidays in Canada - Other observances
A civil holiday or legal holiday is a day that is legally recognized and celebrated as a holiday in a particular sovereign state or jurisdictional subdivision of such, i.e., a state or a province.
Main articles: Demographics of Canada and List of Canadians by ethnicity The 2001 national census recorded 30,007,094 people; as of January 2006, the population is estimated by Statistics Canada to be 32.4 million people[8], an increase of some 2.4 million people accomplished largely by immigration and (to a lesser extent) natural growth.
www.experiencefestival.com /holidays_in_canada   (2214 words)

  
 A Global World Holiday Calendar & Holidays Around the World
Holiday: A day that work is suspended by law or custom such as, "no mail was delivered on New Year's Day because it was a federal holiday."
All 2007-2008 holidays worldwide and the major religious observances are now available on your desktop.
A calendar with every country in the world: national holidays, world religions, world time zones, worldwide country dialing codes, international weather forecasts.
www.aglobalworld.com   (259 words)

  
 Holiday List - 18DAO Reference Wiki - En.18dao.net
Religious holidays are observed according to the Julian calendar.
Public holidays are set by local authorities and therefore vary from place to place, although Christmas, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and January 2nd (and May Day?) are observed throughout the country.
For the holidays not observed on a specified Monday, when the date falls on a Saturday, it is observed the previous Friday, and when the date falls on a Sunday, it is observed the following Monday.
en.18dao.net /Holiday_List   (1800 words)

  
 Holidays in Georgia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
There are may Holidays observed and celebrated in Georgia.
Below is the list of holidays that are celebrated across the whole nation:
All of these holidays are observed in Georgia during the year.
members.tripod.com /ggdavid/georgia/holidays.htm   (76 words)

  
 Tower of English Holidays   (Site not responding. Last check: )
You can send this list to your special someone, but it would be more interesting if you wrote your own list.
Make a list of things that your mother used to tell you (or maybe she still does).
Thanksgiving is a very special holiday when families gather and give thanks for all the good things in their lives.
towerofenglish.com /holidays.html   (1304 words)

  
 Who is on holiday? - List of public holidays around the world
This site offers a list of public holidays or bank holidays by country and by month.
While this list always has the risk to be incomplete or incorrect, we try to make it as extensive as possible.
If you feel this information to be in error or would like to add public holidays of your country please contact us.
www.whoisonholiday.com   (109 words)

  
 holidays
Except in North America, the phrases "holiday season" and "holiday period" usually mean the summer months when most people take their annual holiday ("vacation" in North American English), and phrases such as the "festive period" are used to describe the period around Christmas and New Year.
In some Christian countries, the end of the festive season is considered to be after the feast of Epiphany, although this has only symbolic value.
Although Youngman's jest suggests that the list of holidays for a non-believer would necessarily be the "empty set", many non-believers honor various holidays and "holy" days, and those of one faith often honor holidays of other faiths.
www.pressarchive.net /a.php?sName=holidays&nWikis=1   (12388 words)

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