Definition of Columbus Day in English:

Columbus Day

Pronunciation /kəˈləmbəs deɪ/

Translate Columbus Day into Spanish


  • 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.

    ‘The Museum is open from Saturday, Memorial Day (last Monday in May) through Columbus Day (2nd Monday in October).’
    • ‘He is an absurd character who relies on First Amendment freedoms to defend his teaching position, while denying others the right to take part in a Columbus Day parade.’
    • ‘Be honest, did any of you teachers or bank employees use Columbus Day to go to a Columbus Day parade?’
    • ‘The Packers play in the only games on Columbus Day (vs. Tennessee) and Christmas Eve (at Minnesota).’