Definition of Juneteenth in English:

Juneteenth

noun

  • 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.

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

Juneteenth

/ˌjo͞onˈtēnTH/