• synonyms

freedom ride

or Freedom Ride

  1. (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
Related formsfreedom rider, noun
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