Definition of Fourth of July in English:

Fourth of July

Syllabification: Fourth of Ju·ly


  • A national holiday celebrating the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Also called Independence Day.
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    • Yesterday was the Fourth of July, one of the few days a year the government says we can all sleep in.
    • The Fourth of July is celebrated in a very special way in Philadelphia, which was the original capital of the new nation.
    • I refer to the Tuesday afternoon trip in advance of the big Fourth of July holiday weekend.

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