flag day

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noun (sometimes initial capital letters) British.


Nearby words

  1. flackery,
  2. flacon,
  3. flacons,
  4. flag,
  5. flag captain,
  6. flag down,
  7. flag fall,
  8. flag football,
  9. flag lieutenant,
  10. flag of convenience

Origin of flag day

First recorded in 1910–15

Flag Day

noun

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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British Dictionary definitions for flag day

flag day

noun

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

Flag Day

noun

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