Definition of Fourth of july

1. Noun. A legal holiday in the United States.

Exact synonyms: Independence Day, July 4
Generic synonyms: Legal Holiday, National Holiday, Public Holiday
Group relationships: July

Definition of Fourth of july

1. Proper noun. (chiefly US) Independence Day, a national holiday celebrated on the fourth day in July to mark the anniversary of the signing of the w:Declaration of Independence Declaration of Independence from England. ¹

2. Proper noun. An alcoholic shot containing one part grenadine syrup, one part vodka, and one part curaçao. ¹

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Literary usage of Fourth of july

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1. My Bondage and My Freedom by Frederick Douglass (1855)
"WHAT-TO THE SLAVE IS THE fourth of july? EXTRACT FROM AN ORATION, AT ROCHESTER, ... This Fourth of July is yours, not mine. You may rejoice, / must mourn. ..."

2. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"New Fourth of July. Ind. 67: 44-5. Л. l, '09. Punk and firecrackers. L. Hatch. 11. ... Safe and sane Fourth of July. H: L. West. Forum. 42: 105-12. Ag. '09. ..."

3. Southern History of the War by Edward Alfred Pollard (1866)
"ON the Fourth of July, 1851, the foundation was laid for an addition to the ... On the Fourth of July, 1861, a remnant of Congress met at Washington, ..."

4. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1891)
"Q On the fourth of July the newspapers published the Declaration of Independence, and the people in their celebration displayed unusual zeal. ..."

5. History of Woman Suffrage by Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan Brownell Anthony, Matilda Joslyn Gage (1886)
"... Philadelphia—Letters and Delegates to Presidential Conventions—50000 Documents sent out—The Centennial Autograph Book—The Fourth of July-"-Independence ..."

6. The Innocents Abroad: Or the New Pilgrims' Progress by Mark Twain (2001)
"... CHAPTER X. WE passed the Fourth of July on board the Quaker City, in mid-ocean. It was in all respects a characteristic Mediterranean day—faultlessly ..."

7. The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events by Frank Moore, Edward Everett (1861)
"He'll return on the first of April, Tweedledum, tweed'cdum, tweedledee ; He'll return on the first of April, Or on the Fourth of July. But the Fourth of ..."

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