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freedom ride

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noun

(especially in the 1960s) a bus trip made to parts of the southern U.S. by persons engaging in efforts to integrate racially segregated public facilities.

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Origin of freedom ride

An Americanism dating back to 1960–65

OTHER WORDS FROM freedom ride

freedom rider, noun
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