Meaning of desegregation

de•seg•re•ga•tion

Pronunciation: (dē"seg-ri-gā'shun, dē-seg"-), [key]
— n.
  1. the elimination of laws, customs, or practices under which different races, groups, etc., are restricted to specific or separate public facilities, neighborhoods, schools, organizations, or the like.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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