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bank holiday in Chronology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbank holidayˌbank ˈholiday noun [countable]  British EnglishDLTMC an official holiday when banks and most businesses are closed syn public holiday American English Next Monday is a bank holiday.bank holiday weekend (=a weekend on which there is a bank holiday on Friday or Monday)
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bank holidayNow that's what they call a bank holiday outing.But that remains an annual event, with the sixth one coming up this August bank holiday.bank holiday weekendUntil then, goodnight and a good bank holiday weekend.The rest of the bank holiday weekend passed slowly.