flag day

noun

Definition of flag day

1 capitalized F&D : June 14 observed in various states in commemoration of the adoption in 1777 of the official U.S. flag
2 British : a day on which charitable contributions are solicited in exchange for small flags

First Known Use of flag day

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Flag day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flag%20day. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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