flag day


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

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of flag day was in 1894

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“Flag day.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flag%20day. Accessed 24 Mar. 2023.

Kids Definition

Flag Day

: June 14 observed in some states as the anniversary of the adoption of the U.S. flag in 1777
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