Juneteenth

[ joon-teenth ]
/ ˈdʒunˈtinθ /

noun

June 19, celebrated by African Americans as the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865.

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Origin of Juneteenth

1935–40; June + (nine)teenth
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