American War of Independence

noun phrase

Definition of American War of Independence

chiefly British
: the war of 1775-83 in which 13 British colonies in North America broke free from British rule and became the United States of America

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“American War of Independence.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/American%20War%20of%20Independence. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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