Definition of Junkanoo

1. Noun. A parade held in the Bahamas ¹



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Definition of Junkanoo

1. a boisterous rhythmic dance [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Junkanoo

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junkanoo (current term)
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Literary usage of Junkanoo

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1. Adventure Guide to the Bahamas by Blair Howard (2002)
"junkanoo Expo Museum junkanoo is a uniquely Bahamian celebration of the Islands' traditions and culture, culminating in a grand, lively and colorful parade ..."

2. The Bahamas: A Taste of the Islands by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2000)
"New Year's Day junkanoo Parade, Nassau. This is the biggest blowout of the year. The national party celebrates junkanoo, a day that brings together Carnival ..."

3. Nassau and the Best of the Bahamas Alive!by Paris Permenter by Paris Permenter (1999)
"New Year's Day junkanoo Parade, Nassau. This is the biggest blowout of the year. The national party celebrates junkanoo, a day that brings together Carnival ..."

4. Romantic Escapes in the Caribbean: Lovetripper Guide by Paris Permenter, John Bigley (2001)
"junkanoo dates back to the island's slavery days and a time when slaves were given permission after Christmas to celebrate with African traditions. ..."

5. Bahamas by Don Philpott (2002)
"The busiest time of the year in Nassau and Paradise Island is during junkanoo, The Bahamas version of Carnival, which is held on Boxing Day (26 December) ..."

6. Best Dives of the Western Hemisphere by Joyce Huber (1999)
"junkanoo This exciting parade in celebration of winter goes so far back that its ... junkanoo is celebrated in Nassau. Grand Bahama, Exuma, Eleuthera, ..."

7. Adventure Guide to Bermuda by Blair Howard (2004)
"Special tours led by a knowledgeable guide - the Gumba - explore the story behind the Caribbean junkanoo dancers, as well as the various plants along the ..."

8. Adventure Guide to Tampa Bay and Florida's West Coast by Chelle Koster Walton (2003)
"Popular beach party spots include the junkanoo bar at Anthony's on the Gulf restaurant, 3040 Estero Blvd., -a 239-463-2600, and Quality Inns & Suites at ..."

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