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Madaraka Day

Overview

Define the English word Madaraka Day below. Madaraka Day is a proper noun. Also define these 2 related words and terms: Kenya, and self-rule.

English

Etymology

From Swahili madaraka (responsibility, power).

Proper noun

Madaraka Day

  1. (Kenya) A national holiday celebrated on June 1, commemorating when Kenya gained self-rule.
    • Kenya definition
      A country in Eastern Africa. Official name: Republic of Kenya
    • Self-Rule definition
      Rule of a group of people by their own leaders as opposed to rule imposed by a foreign government or people.