Monday

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Etymology[edit]

From Old English mōnandæġ (day of the moon), from mōna (moon) + dæg (day), late Proto-Germanic *mēniniz dagaz, a translation of Latin dies lunae. Compare West Frisian moandei, Low German Maandag, Maondag, Dutch maandag, German Montag, Danish mandag.

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Monday (plural Mondays)

  1. The first day of the week in systems using the ISO 8601 norm and second day of the week in many religious traditions. It follows Sunday and precedes Tuesday.
    • 1945, George Orwell, Animal Farm, chapter 6
      Mr. Whymper, a solicitor living in Willingdon, [] would visit the farm every Monday morning to receive his instructions.
    • Solomon Grundy,
      Born on a Monday,
      Christened on Tuesday,
      Married on Wednesday
      ill on Thursday,
      worse on Friday,
      Died on Saturday,
      Buried on Sunday.
      Such was the life
      Of Solomon Grundy.

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Monday (not comparable)

  1. on Monday

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