Definition of Flag day

1. Noun. Commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777.

Exact synonyms: June 14
Generic synonyms: Day
Group relationships: June

Definition of Flag day

1. Proper noun. A day commemorating the adoption of a national flag. ¹

2. Noun. (British Ireland) A day on which a registered charity raises money, usually by selling small lapel flags. ¹

3. Noun. (software) A day designated for changing to an incompatible system. ¹

4. Noun. (software) A change which is neither forward nor backward compatible. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flag Day

Fitz-Hugh and Curtis syndrome
Fitzgerald factor
Five Alls
Five Nations
Flack's node
Flacourtia indica
Flag Day
Flaminian Way
Flammulina velutipes
Flanders poppy
Flannery O'Connor
Flatau's law
Flatau-Schilder disease

Literary usage of Flag day

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1904)
"At the Circulation branches the picture bulletins and reading lists were as follows: CHATHAM SQUARE, flag day, St. Louis Exposition (three bulletins), ..."

2. President Wilson's State Papers and Addresses by Woodrow Wilson (1918)
"WILSON'S flag day ADDRESS WASHINGTON, DC, JUNE 14, 1917. ... My Fellow Citizens: We meet to celebrate flag day because this flag which we honor and under ..."

3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1915)
"Liv Age 285:771-6 Je 26 '15 President Wilson's speech on flag day (Books view. L. Rogers. Contemp 107:-9 My '15; and things). P. Littell. ..."

4. Democracy Today: An American Interpretation by Woodrow Wilson (1917)
"We meet to celebrate flag day because this flag which we honor and tinder .which we serve is the emblem of our unity, our power, our thought and purpose ..."

5. The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries (1911)
"flag day IN MASSACHUSETTS The signing by Governor Foss of the act directing recognition of June 14 as "flag day," by proclamation, set the seal of approval ..."

6. The American Monthly Magazine by Daughters of the American Revolution (1895)
"TO-DAY is flag day, and all over this broad land from Plymouth Rock, Massachusetts, to the Golden Gate of the Pacific, and fronm the Great Lakes to the Gulf ..."

7. Public School Methods (1916)
"flag day Flag Salute I pledge allegiance to my flag and the republic for which it stands; one nation — indivisible — with liberty and justice for all. ..."

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