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Scope Note: 
Days set aside for commemorating historical, cultural, religious, or other special events -- often marked by cessation of ordinary work or school activity (Note: From 1984-2004, where appropriate, documents dealing with this concept may have been indexed under "Religious Holidays" -- As of 2004, where appropriate, see such Descriptors as "Holidays" and "Religion")
Category: Social Processes and Structures
Use this term instead of
Holy Days
Religious Holidays (2004)
Related Terms
Cultural Activities
Cultural Context
Leaves of Absence
Leisure Time
Social History
Added to ERIC: 10/29/1984