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 for Sunday
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunday \Sun"day\, n. [AS. sunnandaeg; sunne, gen. sunnan, the
     sun + daeg day; akin to D. zondag, G. sonntag; -- so called
     because this day was anciently dedicated to the sun, or to
     its worship. See Sun, and Day.]
     The first day of the week, -- consecrated among Christians to
     rest from secular employments, and to religious worship; the
     Christian Sabbath; the Lord's Day.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Advent Sunday, Low Sunday, Passion Sunday, etc. See
        under Advent, Low, etc.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     Syn: See Sabbath.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Sunday \Sun"day\, a.
     Belonging to the Christian Sabbath.
     [1913 Webster]
  
     Sunday letter. See Dominical letter, under Dominical.
        
  
     Sunday school. See under School.
        [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  Sunday
      n 1: first day of the week; observed as a day of rest and
           worship by most Christians [syn: Sunday, Lord's Day,
           Dominicus, Sun]
      2: United States evangelist (1862-1935) [syn: Sunday, Billy
         Sunday, William Ashley Sunday]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  19 Moby Thesaurus words for "Sunday":
     Christmas, First day, Sabbath, church calendar, day of rest,
     dies non, ecclesiastical calendar, fast, feast, go on furlough,
     go on leave, holiday, holy day, holytide, make holiday,
     take a holiday, take leave, vacation, weekend
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  SUNDAY. The first day of the week. 
       2. In some of the New England states it begins at sun setting on 
  Saturday, and ends at the same time the next day. But in other parts of the 
  United States, it generally commences at twelve o'clock on the night between 
  Saturday and Sunday, and ends in twenty-four hours thereafter. 6, Gill. & 
  John. 268; and vide Bac. Ab. Heresy, &c. D; Id. Sheriff, N 4; 1 Salk. 78; 1 
  Sell. Pr. 12; Hamm. N. P. 140. The Sabbath, the Lord's Day, and Sunday, all 
  mean the same thing. 6 Gill. & John. 268; see 6 Watts, 231; 3 Watts, 56, 59. 
       2. In some states, owing to statutory provisions, contracts made on 
  Sunday are void; 6 Watts, R. 231; Leigh, N. P. 14; 1 P. A. Browne, 171; 5 B. 
  & C. 406; 4 Bing. 84; but in general they are binding, although made on that 
  day, if good in other respects. 1 Crompt. & Jervis, 130; 3 Law Intell. 210; 
  Chit. on Bills, 59; Wright's R. 764;,10 Mass. 312 1 Cowen, R. 76, n.; Cowp. 
  640; 1 Bl. Rep. 499; 1 Str. 702; see 8 Cowen, R. 27; 6 Penn. St. R. 417, 
  420. 
       4. Sundays are computed in the time allowed for the performance of an 
  act, but if the last day happen to be a Sunday, it is to be excluded, and 
  the act must in general be performed on Saturday; 3 Penna. R. 201; 3 Chit. 
  Pr. 110; promissory notes and bills of exchange, when they fall due on 
  Sunday, are generally paid on Saturday. See, as to the origin of keeping 
  Sunday as a holiday, Neale's F. & F. Index, Lord's day; Story on Pr. Notes, 
  Sec. 220; Story on Bills, Sec. 233; 2 Hill's N. Y. Rep. 587; 2 Applet. R. 
  264. 
  
  

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