Bastille Day


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Bas·tille Day

 (bă-stēl′)
n.
July 14, observed in France in commemoration of the storming of the Paris Bastille by the citizens of Paris at the outset of the French Revolution (1789).

Bastille Day

n
(in France) an annual holiday on July 14, commemorating the fall of the Bastille

Bastille′ Day`


n.
July 14, a French national holiday commemorating the fall of the Bastille in 1789.
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Noun1.Bastille Day - a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789Bastille Day - a legal holiday in France celebrating the storming of the Paris bastille in 1789
legal holiday, national holiday, public holiday - authorized by law and limiting work or official business
July - the month following June and preceding August
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US President Donald Trumphas ordered Pentagon and White House officials to begin planning a military parade in Washington similar to the Bastille Day parade he witnessed in Paris in July, the Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
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