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Juneteenth

[joon-teenth] /ˈdʒunˈtinθ/
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1.
June 19, celebrated by African Americans as the anniversary of the emancipation of slaves in Texas on June 19, 1865.
Origin of Juneteenth
1935-40; June + (nine)teenth
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