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Fourth of July

Origin of Fourth of July
1770-80, Americanism Unabridged
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Fourth of July

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 definition

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

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