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Creolenoun [C]

us   /ˈkri·oʊl/
  • Creole noun [C] (LANGUAGE)

any of several languages developed in some Caribbean islands that combine African languages and Indian languages with French or Spanish: Creole is one of the official languages of Haiti.
  • Creole noun [C] (PERSON)

a white person who is related to the original group of Spanish or French people who came to the Caribbean or Louisiana, or a person of color from some Caribbean islands who is of mixed African and European origin and who speaks esp. French Creole
(Definition of Creole from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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creolenoun [C or U]

uk   /kriˈəʊl/ us   /kriˈoʊl/

Creolenoun

uk   /kriˈəʊl/ us   /kriˈoʊl/
  • Creole noun (LANGUAGE)

[C or U] an American or Caribbean language that is a combination of a European language and another language and is a main language in parts of the southern US and the Caribbean
  • Creole noun (PERSON)

[C] someone who is related to the first Europeans who came to the Caribbean or the southern US
[C] a person of mixed African and European origin who speaks Creole
Creole
adjective uk   us  
I love Creole cooking, so hot and spicy.
(Definition of creole from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “creole”
in Chinese (Simplified) (多种语言混合形成的)混合语…
in Chinese (Traditional) (多種語言混合形成的)混合語…
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