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A day in the week set aside from normal work or activity, typically Sunday on religious grounds.‘when the Lord made Sunday he meant it for a day of rest’
- ‘The Muslim holy day falls on a Friday and is the official day of rest.’
- ‘Up to now they have done so safe in the knowledge that the Sabbath day has traditionally been a day of rest for traffic wardens.’
- ‘Sunday is his day of rest, the one day of the week when he takes a complete break from training.’
- ‘Sunday is my day of rest, I don't even turn the phone on.’
- ‘Sundays are not days of rest for those who preach.’
- ‘And today, as evidenced by the drowsy street outside, was the day of rest.’
- ‘Millar is a Mormon, and the faith calls for Sunday to be a day of rest.’
- ‘Chris Cullwick, for example, would like stronger legislation to protect Sunday as a day of rest.’
- ‘There is no work, no public transport, no ferry, no sport; just Sunday worship and a universal day of rest.’
- ‘Regardless of whether we choose Sunday, Saturday or Wednesday as our day of rest, it's important that we have one.’
- ‘Sunday was indeed a day of rest as virtually all shops and places of entertainment closed.’
- ‘Traditionally, Afrikaners observed Sunday as a day of rest.’
- ‘We will have a day of rest on Sunday before starting the Tour de Montreal on Monday, a three-day, four-stage race.’
- ‘I don't often go to the supermarket on a Sunday, preferring usually to go no further than the front door - truly using it as a day of rest.’
- ‘That's more than 30 or so years ago when public holidays and Sundays were proper days of rest.’
- ‘Sunday is observed as a day of rest for United Church members.’
- ‘She eloquently discusses the need for rejuvenation by using the example of Sundays as a day of rest.’
- ‘‘With the Sabbath day of rest, we have been given the perfect cycle,’ says Macdonald.’
- ‘Sunday was a day of rest followed by the drive home to London in the evening.’
- ‘‘I believe in Sunday being a day of rest, but I would not try and impose my views on others,’ he said.’
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