Independence Day

Independence Day

noun
July 4, a U.S. holiday commemorating the adoption of the declaration of independence on July 4, 1776.
Also called Fourth of July.
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Independence Day
 
n
the official name for the Fourth of July

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Independence Day definition


The primary national holiday in the United States, celebrated every July 4; the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Customary festivities include picnics; parades; band concerts; decorations in red, white, and blue; and nighttime fireworks displays.

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