Independence Day in the USA
Independence Day is celebrated in the USA on the fourth of July and for those of you who know bupkis about it, the tag cloud below illustrates just a few American icons included in our dictionary to give you bang for your buck. All are as American as apple pie, so whether you choose to raise a mint julep or a craft beer, you’ll find something to celebrate here.
Have a bodacious day!
Yellowstone National ParkBroadwayStar-Spangled BannerMartin Luther KingGeorge WashingtonOval OfficeMount McKinleyStatue of LibertyBald Eagle
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