Kwanzaa
also Kwanza noun Etymology: Swahili kwanza first Date: 1972 an African-American cultural festival held from December 26 to January 1

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  • Kwanzaa — Fest Kwanzaa ist ein in den USA verbreitetes Fest, das von Afro Amerikanern in der Zeit vom 26. Dezember bis zum 1. Januar gefeiert wird. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Entstehung …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kwanzaa — ☆ Kwanzaa [kwän′zä ] n. [coined by M. Ron Karenga (1966) < Swahili matunda ya kwanza, first fruits (of harvest)] an African American cultural festival observed from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1: also sp. Kwanza …   English World dictionary

  • Kwanzaa — For the river in Angola, see Kwanza River. For the currency, see Angolan kwanza. Kwanzaa Kwanzaa celebration with its founder, Maulana Karenga, and others Observed by African Americans …   Wikipedia

  • kwanzaa — 1. (Kwanzaa) (949↑, 64↓) A holiday that no Black people I know celebrate. Well , one year my Uncle tried to , but we all laughed at him. You gave me a fruit horn for Kwanzaa? OK , joke s over , where s my Christmas present? Author: oy… …   Urban English dictionary

  • Kwanzaa —  Pour l’article homophone, voir Kwanza. Célébration de Kwanzaa Allumage du kinara. Kwanzaa (ou Kwaanza) est une fête des Afro Américains, qui se tient pendant la semaine du 26 décembre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Kwanzaa — /kwahn zeuh/, n., pl. Kwanzaas. a harvest festival celebrated from Dec. 26th until Jan. 1st in some African American communities. Also, Kwanza. [1965 70; < Swahili kwanza first] * * * or Kwanza African American holiday celebrated from December 26 …   Universalium

  • Kwanzaa — o Kwanza Festividad afroamericana celebrada del 26 de diciembre al 1 de enero, y conforme al modelo de las fiestas africanas de la cosecha. Fue creada en 1966 por Maulana Karenga, un profesor de estudios negros en la Universidad estatal de… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kwanzaa — Kwan•zaa or Kwan•za [[t]ˈkwɑn zə[/t]] n. pl. zaas or zas cvb a harvest festival celebrated from Dec. 26 until Jan. 1 in some African American communities • Etymology: 1960–65; < Swahili kwanzaa first fruits of the harvest …   From formal English to slang

  • Kwanzaa — noun /ˈkwɑnzə/ A week long African American cultural holiday held between December 26 and January 1 …   Wiktionary

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