Bastille Day

noun

Definition of Bastille Day

: July 14 observed in France as a national holiday in commemoration of the fall of the Bastille in 1789

First Known Use of Bastille Day

1837, in the meaning defined above

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“Bastille Day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Bastille%20Day. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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