Sunday

Sunday (i/ˈsʌndeɪ/ or /ˈsʌndi/) is the day of the week between Saturday and Monday. For most Christians, Sunday is observed as a day for worship of God and rest, due to the belief that it is Lord's Day, the day of Christ's resurrection.

Sunday is a day of rest in most Western countries, part of 'the weekend'. In most Muslim countries, and Israel, Sunday is a working day.

According to the Hebrew calendars and traditional Christian calendars, Sunday is the first day of the week. According to the International Organization for Standardization ISO 8601 Sunday is the seventh and last day of the week.

No century in the Gregorian calendar starts on a Sunday, whether its first year is '00 or '01. The Jewish New Year never falls on a Sunday. (The rules of the Hebrew calendar are designed such that the first day of Rosh Hashanah will never occur on the first, fourth, or sixth day of the Jewish week; i.e., Sunday, Wednesday, or Friday).

Read more about Sunday:  Etymology, Sunday and Sabbath, Astrology, Named Days

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Famous quotes containing the word sunday:

    Give a lift to a tomato, you expect her to be nice, don’t ya? After all, what kind of dames thumb rides, Sunday school teachers?
    Martin Goldsmith, and Edgar G. Ulmer. Charles Haskell, Jr. (Edmund MacDonald)

    Here of a Sunday morning
    My love and I would lie,
    And see the colored counties,
    And hear the larks so high
    About us in the sky.
    —A.E. (Alfred Edward)

    When every Sunday afternoon
    On the Green Lands I walk
    And wear a coat in fashion,
    Memories of the talk
    Of hen wives and of queer old men
    Brace me and make me strong....
    William Butler Yeats (1865–1939)