A couple celebrating Kwanzaa.
Kwanzaa definition by Webster's New World
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an African-American cultural festival observed from Dec. 26 through Jan. 1
also sp. Kwanza
Origin: coined by M. Ron Karenga (1966) ; from Swahili matunda ya kwanza, first fruits (of harvest)
Kwanzaa definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An African-American cultural festival, celebrated from December 26 to January 1.
Origin: Possibly from Swahili kwanzaa, first fruit of the harvest, from kwanza, first.