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Cinco de Mayo is an important day. The Mexicans had to defend themselves from the French. It is historically significant, but it is not Mexican Independence Day.
Kuno Becker

Meaning of "Independence Day" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

noun
adjective
verb
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pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Independence Day is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES INDEPENDENCE DAY MEAN IN ENGLISH?

List of national independence days

An Independence Day is an annual event commemorating the anniversary of a nation's assumption of independent statehood, usually after ceasing to be a group or part of another nation or state; more rarely after the end of a military occupation. Most countries observe their respective independence days as a national holiday, and in some cases the observance date is controversial or contested.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INDEPENDENCE DAY

Independent Order of Oddfellows
Independent Order of Rechabites
independent school
independent suspension
Independent Television Commission

WORDS THAT END LIKE INDEPENDENCE DAY

Armistice Day
Bastille Day
Boxing Day
Canada Day
Christmas Day
Empire Day
Father´s Day
Labor Day
Last Day
May Day
Memorial Day
Mother´s Day
New Year´s Day
Oak-apple Day
Orange Day
Pancake Day
Red Nose Day
Remembrance Day
Thanksgiving Day
the Lord´s Day

Synonyms and antonyms of Independence Day in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Independence Day» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

Find out the translation of Independence Day to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Independence Day from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Independence Day» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

独立日
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

día de la Independencia
570 millions of speakers

English

Independence Day
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

स्वतंत्रता दिवस
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

يوم الاستقلال
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

день независимости
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dia da Independência
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বাধীনতা দিবস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

jour de l´indépendance
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Hari kemerdekaan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tag der Unabhängigkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

独立記念日
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

독립 기념일
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Independence Day
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ngày độc lập
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சுதந்திர தினம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

स्वातंत्र्यदिन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Bağımsızlık Günü
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Giorno dell´Indipendenza
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Dzień Niepodległości
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

день незалежності
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Ziua Independenței
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Ημέρα της Ανεξαρτησίας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Independence Day
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Independence Day
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Independence Day
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Independence Day

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INDEPENDENCE DAY»

The term «Independence Day» is very widely used and occupies the 21.913 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INDEPENDENCE DAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Independence Day

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4 QUOTES WITH «INDEPENDENCE DAY»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Independence Day.
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Joe Baca
Every year thousands of Americans mistakenly refer to Cinco de Mayo as Mexico's Independence Day.
2
Glenn Beck
I am going to take something I learned over in Israel. Their Independence Day is preceded the 24 hours before with Memorial Day, so it gives them a chance to serve and reflect and then celebrate. I am going to try to start that tradition here in America.
3
Kuno Becker
Cinco de Mayo is an important day. The Mexicans had to defend themselves from the French. It is historically significant, but it is not Mexican Independence Day.
4
Tony Snow
If you think Independence Day is America's defining holiday, think again. Thanksgiving deserves that title, hands-down.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INDEPENDENCE DAY»

Discover the use of Independence Day in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Independence Day and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Independence Day: Bascombe Trilogy (2)
But over one Fourth of July weekend, Frank is called into sudden, bewildering engagement with life.Independence Day is a moving, peerlessly funny odyssey through America and through the layered consciousness of one of its most compelling ...
Richard Ford, 2010
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Independence Day
Presents a simple introduction to the traditions and festivities on the Fourth of July.
Trudi Strain Trueit, 2006
3
Independence Day: Silent Zone
The No. 1 blockbuster movie Independence Day was only part of the story.
Dean Devlin, Roland Emmerich, Stephen Molstad, 1998
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Independence Day
How do you wrap a 450,000-pound gift? What is the world's oldest and shortest written consitution? Find out in this patriotic celebration of things uniquely American.
Nancy I. Sanders, 2003
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Independence Day: A Seventh Doctor and Ace Novel
The TARDIS lands on the planet Mendeb, where Ace meets a merchant adventurer named Kedin.
P. Darvill-Evans, 2000
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Celebrate Independence Day
Discusses how and why Americans celebrate Independence Day.
Deborah Heiligman, 2007
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Independence Day: Graduating Into a New World of Freedom, ...
Michael DiMarco shows you how to do it with your eyes wide open. Michael DiMarco is the publisher and creative director at Hungry Planet, a company that creates cutting-edge books that connect with the multitasking mind-set.
Michael DiMarco, 2012
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The First Independence Day Celebration
In the United States, the Fourth of July means picnics, parades, and fireworks. But it wasn’t always so. The First Independence Day happened during a time of war. Here’s the story.
Fran Manushkin, 2010
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Independence Day
Simple text and photographs explain Independence Day, how and why we celebrate it to honor the founding of the United States.
Helen Frost, 2000
10
Independence Day
Provides information about the history and traditions of the Fourth of July.
Mir Tamim Ansary, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INDEPENDENCE DAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Independence Day is used in the context of the following news items.
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Independence Day the up north way - Grand Rapids Herald-Review …
It was a true Independence Day weekend. I did catch a monster walleye (must've been at least 25-inches) but it got away! I know, you've all ... «Herald Review, Jul 15»
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Hometown heroes honored at Kenai Independence Day Parade …
The magic of Independence Day and the love of liberty was passed on to yet another generation thanks to efforts of the Kenai Chamber of ... «Kenai Peninsula Online, Jul 15»
3
Celebrating Independence Day under a Corrupt Regime is …
Celebrating Independence Day under a Corrupt Regime is Meaningless: A Call to Boycott. The Perspective Atlanta, Georgia July 17, 2015 ... «Perspective, Jul 15»
4
Police approve Sarawak Independence Day assembly | Free …
SIBU: Sibu police have approved the application of two individuals to hold a public assembly to commemorate Sarawak's Independence Day ... «Free Malaysia Today, Jul 15»
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Independence Day 2: Is Hollywood Obsessed with Reboots?
And next on the roster is Independence Day 2! Less a reboot, more a sequel, this movie will be set 20 years after the attempted invasion of ... «moviepilot.com, Jul 15»
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Free State tap takeover at Barley's Midland, Belgian Independence
Belgian Independence Day, with 6-ounce pours of 4 Hands Hugo, Boulevard Saison-Brett 2014, Cantillon Kriek, Chimay Dorée, De Ranke XX ... «Pitch Weekly, Jul 15»
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Independence Day Resurgence trailer: Jeff Goldblum shares short …
Excitement has been steadily growing for the second installment of science-fiction movie, "Independence Day Resurgence," slated to release in ... «Vine Report, Jul 15»
8
Not Bread Alone: Another Independence Day
Bastille Day, celebrated this past Tuesday, is the French equivalent of our Fourth of July. The occasion commemorates the beginning of the ... «Thehour.com, Jul 15»
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City commemorates Independence Day in customary style
Temple Terrace Womanís Club member Mary Bouraffa explains the importance of using fabric verses plastic shopping bags to Winn Dixie ... «TBO.com, Jul 15»
10
PMO seeks report card from ministries ahead of PM Modi's …
NEW DELHI: It's report card time and ministries and departments that had a mention in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Independence Day ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»

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