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美国民众庆祝独立日
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美国民众庆祝独立日
Americans Celebrate Independence Day
美国全国各地民众欢庆独立日,很多城市在星期三晚上燃放焰火,使庆祝活动达到高潮
The annual Independence Day celebration across the United States was capped off Wednesday with the traditional nighttime fireworks displays in many cities.
在首都华盛顿,许多人聚集在美国国会山聆听爱国歌曲,焰火映红华盛顿纪念碑后的夜空。在纽约,人们在著名的纽约港欣赏壮观的焰火,那里座落着自由女神像。
In Washington, D.C., a large crowd gathered at the U.S. Capitol for a patriotic concert watched as fireworks lit up the sky behind the Washington Monument, while New Yorkers were watching a spectacular fireworks show above the famed New York Harbor, home of the Statue of Liberty.
星期三早些时候,在白宫举行的新移民宣誓入籍的仪式上,美国总统奥巴马欢迎25名现役美国军人成为美国新公民。随后,奥巴马向这些军人的家属致意,并邀请他们一道品尝烧烤美味并欣赏美国海军陆战队乐队的表演。
Earlier Wednesday, U.S. President Barack Obama welcomed 25 active-duty U.S. service members as new American citizens sworn in at the White House. The president later paid tribute to the military families and invited them to join him for a barbecue and a performance by the U.S. Marine Corps Band.
奥巴马在演讲中说,“移民让美国更强大”。宣誓效忠美国的25位军人来自墨西哥、哥伦比亚、尼日利亚、俄罗斯等17个国家。
In his speech, Mr. Obama said "immigration makes America stronger." The 25 who took the oath of allegiance to their new home come from 17 different countries, including Mexico, Colombia, Nigeria and Russia.
今年7月4日是美国宣告脱离英国而独立的第236年。
This year, the 4th of July marks the 236th anniversary of the country's declaration of independence from Britain.
在全国各地,市民们挂出国旗,骄傲地穿上象征着国家自由的以红、白、蓝为主色的衣服。
Across the country, citizens display the American flag and proudly wear its colors of red, white and blue as a symbol of the nation's freedom.
烟花也照亮了1812年战争以及19世纪美国南北战争的神圣战场的夜空。在美国第一个首都费城、在安纳波利斯、马里兰等地也安排了类似的庆典
Fireworks also will light the night skies over hallowed battlefields from the War of 1812 and America's 19th century Civil War. Similar festivities are slated for Philadelphia -- the nation's first capital -- Annapolis, Maryland and New York City.
纽约海滨度假胜地科尼岛会以其一年一度的吃热狗大赛来庆祝独立日,参赛者在10分钟内吞下尽可能多的热狗和面包。
New York City's beach resort area, Coney Island, celebrated July 4 with an annual hot dog-eating contest. Contenders had 10 minutes to eat as many hot dogs and buns as possible.

 
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