from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun July 4, celebrated in the United States to commemorate the adoption in 1776 of the Declaration of Independence.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- In the United States, a holiday, the 4th of July, commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on that day in 1776.
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- noun An annual
celebrationcommemorating the anniversaryof a nation's assumption of independent statehood.
- proper noun A
holidaycelebrated in the United Statescommemorating the country's independence from England, celebrated each year on the 4th of July.
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- noun a legal holiday in the United States
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