creole creole  /ˈkri oʊl/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America
  2. (n) a person descended from French ancestors in southern United States (especially Louisiana)
  3. (n) a mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages
  4. (adj) of or relating to a language that arises from contact between two other languages and has features of both
  5. (adj) of or relating to or characteristic of native-born persons of French descent in Louisiana

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News

  1. Heart of Louisiana: Melrose

    The paintings of Louisiana folk artist Clementine Hunter tell the story of plantation life along the Cane River a century ago. The Melrose Plantation in Natchitoches Parish is also an important part of the Creole culture of the state. FOX 8's Dave McNamara takes us there in this edition of Heart of Louisiana.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: FOX 8 New Orleans

  2. J. Gumbo's is a spicy success

    Arkansas has seen its fair share of chain restaurants. It’s probably easy to brush them aside when they arrive for the first time—burgers, tacos, sandwiches are all expected offerings at most of these operations. But it’s not every day that you see a Cajun/Creole chain make its way to our state. I don’t know of many such chains in general, so I was intrigued when I heard about the arrival of J ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Arkansas Times

  3. Where Ya At: Creole truck rolls out hot beignets, po'boys, gumbos

    Where Ya At, the latest mobile food truck in this food-truck-crazed town, serves up Creole soul food, hot beignets and fried-oyster po'boys for lunch at various locations.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Seattle Times

Quotes

  1. "One of the essential elements of life along the Gulf Coast is the Creole belief that hard work and good fun go hand in hand," Buffett said in a statement. "So, with that in mind I say, 'Let's get to work and let's let the good times roll...
    on May 15, 2007 By: Jimmy Buffett Source: Forbes

  2. "I would use the word destroyed," Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honore said of Cameron. "Cameron and Creole have been destroyed except for the courthouse, which was built on stilts on higher ground. Most of the houses and public buildings no longer...
    on Sep 19, 2005 By: Russel Honore Source: 13abc.com

  3. "I know (Limited Creole) like the back of my hand," said Gomez, who won with each of his first five mounts at Santa Anita Saturday. "Believe it or not, I wanted him to make an easy lead and that my best option would be to sit second like I...
    on Jan 20, 2007 By: Garrett Gomez Source: BloodHorse

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