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Independence Day

noun

: a holiday celebrating the anniversary of a country's independence from another country that ruled it in the past; especially : July 4 celebrated as a legal holiday in the U.S. in honor of the day when the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776

Full Definition of INDEPENDENCE DAY

:  a civil holiday for the celebration of the anniversary of the beginnings of national independence; specifically :  July 4 observed as a legal holiday in the United States in commemoration of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776

First Known Use of INDEPENDENCE DAY

1791

Other Calendar Terms

antedate, estival, gloaming, luster, sesquicentennial

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