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Juneteenth Syllabification: June·teenth
Pronunciation: /ˌjo͞onˈtēnTH/

Definition of Juneteenth in English:


A festival held annually on the nineteenth of June by African Americans (especially in the southern states), to commemorate emancipation from slavery in Texas on that day in 1865.


1930s: blend of June and (nine)teenth.

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