Definition of Flag Day in US English:

Flag Day


  • June 14, the anniversary of the adoption of the Stars and Stripes as the official US flag in 1777.

    • ‘June 14 is also Flag Day in the United States, so the public is invited to a ‘Grand Prix-View’ as Indianapolis gives a patriotic welcome to the world at 11: 30 a.m.’
    • ‘In this story, Flag Day marks the anniversary of the banner's ‘birth,’ with Betsy Ross its mother.’
    • ‘Every year since then, each president has proclaimed June 14th to be Flag Day.’
    • ‘The Flag Day ceremony was staged by the Blue Star / Gold Star Mothers of America, an organization started in 1942.’


Flag Day