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Flag Day

n.
June 14, observed in the United States in commemoration of the adoption in 1777 of the official US flag.
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flag day

n
Brit a day on which money is collected by a charity and small flags, emblems, or stickers are given to contributors

Flag Day

n
(Historical Terms) June 14, the annual holiday in the US to celebrate the adoption in 1777 of the Stars and Stripes
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Flag′ Day`


n.
June 14, the anniversary of the day (June 14, 1777) when Congress adopted the official U.S. flag.
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Noun1.Flag Day - commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777Flag Day - commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777
day - a day assigned to a particular purpose or observance; "Mother's Day"
June - the month following May and preceding July
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