Bastille Day


noun

July 14, a national holiday of the French republic, commemorating the fall of the Bastille in 1789.

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British Dictionary definitions for bastille day

Bastille Day

noun

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