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Flag Day   /flæg deɪ/   Listen
Flag Day

Commemorating the adoption of the United States flag in 1777.  Synonym: June 14.

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"Flag Day" Quotes from Famous Books

... solid every-day realities and the vast responsibilities of war-time as they affect every American. These are concrete messages which should be at hand for frequent reference, just as the uplift and inspiration of lofty appeals like the Memorial Day and Flag Day addresses should be a constant source of inspiration. There are also the clarifying and vigorous definitions of American purpose afforded in utterances like the statement to Russia, the reply to the communication of the ...
— In Our First Year of the War - Messages and Addresses to the Congress and the People, - March 5, 1917 to January 6, 1918 • Woodrow Wilson

... lamb when each has lost his or her dearest enemy. For the rest, there is a brisk trade in anti-gas respirators, "lonely soldiers" are becoming victimised by fair correspondents, and a new day has been added to the week—flag day. ...
— Mr. Punch's History of the Great War • Punch

Words linked to "Flag Day" :   June, day

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