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