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Independence Day


Simple Definition of Independence Day

  • : 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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of Independence Day

  1. :  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


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