Definition of “the Fourth of July” - English Dictionary

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“the Fourth of July” in British English

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the Fourth of Julynoun [ S ]

uk /ˌfɔːθ əv dʒʊˈlaɪ/ us /ˌfɔːrθ əv dʒʊˈlaɪ/ also July 4th, formal Independence Day

a national holiday in the US that celebrates the country's independence from Great Britain in 1776:

We met for the first time at the fireworks on the Fourth ofJuly.
the July 4th holiday

(Definition of “the Fourth of July” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“Fourth of July” in American English

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Fourth of Julynoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈfɔrθ əv dʒuˈlɑɪ, foʊrθ, dʒə-/

the national holiday in the US that celebrates its independence from Great Britain in 1776:

The Fourth of July is traditionally celebrated with fireworks.

(Definition of “Fourth of July” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)