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Independence Day

In·de·pend·ence Day • n. another term for Fourth of July. ∎  a day celebrating the anniversary of national independence.

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Fourth of July

Fourth of July US national holiday. It celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776, and has been a national holiday since then.

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