Definitions for "Mother's Day"
A day appointed for the honor and uplift of motherhood by the loving remembrance of each person of his mother through the performance of some act of kindness, visit, tribute, or letter. The founder of the day is Anna Jarvis, of Philadelphia, who designated the second Sunday in May, or for schools the second Friday, as the time, and a white carnation as the badge.
Mother's Day is a holiday honouring mothers, celebrated (on various days) in many places around the world. Mothers often receive gifts on this day.
Mother's Day is a day for celebrating motherhood and thanking mothers. In the United States, it is held on the second Sunday in May. Mothers often receive gifts on this day.