Definition of Kwanzaa noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈkwænzɑː//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwænzɑː//
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a cultural festival that is celebrated in the US by some African Americans from December 26 to January 1 Word Originfrom Kiswahili matunda ya kwanza, literally ‘first fruits (of the harvest)’, from kwanza ‘first’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: Kwanzaa