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May·day / ˈmāˌdā/ (also may·day) • interj. an international radio distress signal used by ships and aircraft. • n. a distress signal using the word “Mayday”: we sent out a Mayday | [as adj.] a Mayday call.

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Mayday

Mayday an international radio distress signal used by ships and aircraft. Recorded from the 1920s, the word represents a pronunciation of French m'aider, from venez m'aider ‘come and help me’. (
See also CQD, SOS.)

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maydayAllende, duende •Wednesday •heyday, mayday, payday •bidet • weekday • Halliday • holiday •Friday • Hobday • washday • Corday •magna cum laude, summa cum laude •Daudet, démodé •noonday • Tuesday •Domesday, doomsday •Yaoundé • someday •Monday, sundae, Sunday •Muscadet • workaday • faraday •Saturday • yesterday • workday •birthday • Thursday

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