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Fourth of July

noun
Origin
1770-1780
1770-80, Americanism
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British Dictionary definitions for Fourth of July

Fourth of July

noun
1.
the Fourth of July, a holiday in the United States, traditionally celebrated with fireworks: the day of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 Official name Independence Day
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Fourth of July in Culture

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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