I just need the term for a public holiday or event that changes it's date every year. So for example Christmas is always on December 25 but Labour Day will change so does Easter every year.


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    Easter is traditionally called a movable feast (in the old sense of 'religious festival', not a meal). Oct 5 '19 at 12:05

The traditional phrase for these is a moveable feast, but I'm not sure that anybody still uses the term in its literal sense.

  • what if it's not easter/feast what if it's labour day or some other event?
    – Coco Eulo
    Oct 9 '19 at 5:30
  • I know of no term for it.
    – Colin Fine
    Oct 9 '19 at 12:06

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