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Independence Day

July 4, a U.S. holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776.
Also called Fourth of July. Unabridged
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Independence Day

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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