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Definition of Creole noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (also creole) noun
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  1. 1[countable] a person whose ancestors were among the first Europeans who settled in the West Indies or S. America, or one of the French or Spanish people who settled in the southern states of the U.S.
  2. 2[countable] a person of mixed European and African race, especially one who lives in the West Indies
  3. 3[uncountable] a language formed when a mixture of a European language with a local language (especially an African language spoken by slaves in the West Indies) is spoken as a first language compare pidgin

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