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Definition of the noun independence day

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  1. a legal holiday in the United States

Alternative definition of the noun independence day


  1. An annual celebration commemorating the anniversary of a nation's assumption of independent statehood.

proper noun

  1. A holiday celebrated in the United States commemorating the country's independence from England, celebrated each year on the 4th of July.

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Google previewHeinemann First Encyclopedia: Fra-ind (2005)

Independence Day see also: American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, Holiday Independence Day is a holiday in the United States of America. It celebrates the founding of the nation. It is celebrated on the 4th of July. The story of ...

Google previewBritannica Student Encyclopedia (2014)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

In the United States that day is the Fourth of July, which is also called Independence Day. Independence Day marks the birth of the United States as a new country. On July 4, 1776, the leaders of the new country signed the Declaration of ...

Google previewThe Journal Dictionary and Bookkeepers' Proof Book (1905)

Based on Laws and Principles of Commercial Science : Designed for Use in the Counting Room and Business Office, High School and College by William Buchanan

Independence Day : By common consent, observed in all the states and territories. July 24. — Pioneer's Day : In Utah. August 16. — Bennington Battle Day: In Vermont. September 9. — Admission Day: In California. November 1. — All Saints' ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Latino Culture (2013)

From Calaveras to Quinceañeras by Charles Tatum

February 27 Dominican Republic Dominican Republic Independence Day/Carnaval March 21 Mexico Birth of Benito Juárez March 22 Puerto Rico Emancipation Day March 31 United States César ...

Google previewSubject Headings for Use in Dictionary Catalogs of Juvenile Books (1916)

by Margaret Mann

Darwin, Charles David Davy, Sir Humphry Days see April fools' day; Arbor day; Bird day; Christmas; Easter; Flag day; Hallowe'en; Holidays; Independence day; Lincoln's birthday; May day; Memorial day; New Year's ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Israel (2016)

by Bernard Reich, David H. Goldberg


Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folklife (2015)

by Simon J Bronner

In 1781, the Massachusetts legislature became the first to officially recognize the Independence Day holiday. Boston in 1783 became the first municipality to designate July 4 as the official day of celebration. America«s oldest continuous ...

Google previewA Popular Dictionary of Judaism (2012)

by Lavinia Cohn-Sherbok, Dan Cohn-Sherbok

'Independence Day') *Israel Independence Day. Yom Haatzmaut ...

Google previewTHE PATENT LAW DICTIONARY (2013)

United States Domestic Patent Law Terms & International Patent Law Terms by Rachel Gader-Shafran MA, JD

Independence Day (September 16), Congressional Opening Day (November 1), Revolution Day (November 20), Transmission of the Federal Executive Branch (every six years on December 1), ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Dalits in India: Literature (2002)

by Sanjay Paswan, Pramanshi Jaideva

The Supplement also included news of the Dalit Panthers, a militant organisation founded by two writers, Namdeo Dhasal and Raja Dhale, in April 1972 famous for celebrating "Black Independence Day" on the Silver Jubilee of India's ...

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If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down. (Tony Snow)
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