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“Jim Crow” in British English

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(Definition of “Jim Crow” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“Jim Crow” in American English

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Jim Crownoun [ U ]

us /ˈdʒɪm ˈkroʊ/

the US laws and customs that kept black people apart from white people and prevented them from having the opportunities available to white people from the 1800s to the 1960s

(Definition of “Jim Crow” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)