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Cinco de Mayo

[Spanish seeng-kaw th e mah-yaw] /Spanish ˈsiŋ kɔ ðɛ ˈmɑ yɔ/
noun
1.
a Mexican holiday marking the victory of Mexican troops over French forces in Puebla, Mexico, on May 5, 1862.
Origin of Cinco de Mayo
< Spanish: May 5
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  • The picture is entitled "Cinco de Mayo," the date of the conflict.

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