Kwanzaa

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noun Kwan·zaa \ ˈkwän-zə \
variants: or less commonly Kwanza

Definition of Kwanzaa

:an African-American cultural festival held from December 26 to January 1

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Origin and Etymology of kwanzaa

Swahili kwanza first


KWANZAA Defined for English Language Learners

Kwanzaa

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Definition of Kwanzaa for English Language Learners

  • : an African-American cultural festival held from December 26 to January 1


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Kwanzaa

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noun Kwan·zaa \ ˈkwän-zə \

Definition of Kwanzaa for Students

:an African-American cultural festival held from December 26 to January 1

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