Fourth of July

Fourth of July


Origin:
1770–80, Americanism

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Fourth of July
 
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the Fourth of July Official name: Independence Day a holiday in the United States, traditionally celebrated with fireworks: the day of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776

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Fourth of July definition


The day on which the Declaration of Independence was adopted by the Continental Congress in 1776; Independence Day.

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