(In the US) a national holiday celebrating the anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Also called Independence Day.
More example sentences
- 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.
Definition of Fourth of July in:
- The US English dictionary