flag day

Origin of flag day

First recorded in 1910–15

Flag Day

noun
  1. June 14, the anniversary of the day (June 14, 1777) when Congress adopted the Stars and Stripes as the national flag of the United States.
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flag day

noun
  1. British a day on which money is collected by a charity and small flags, emblems, or stickers are given to contributors

Flag Day

noun
  1. June 14, the annual holiday in the US to celebrate the adoption in 1777 of the Stars and Stripes
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