gumbo gumbo  /ˈɡəm boʊ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) any of various fine-grained silty soils that become waxy and very sticky mud when saturated with water
  2. (n) tall coarse annual of Old World tropics widely cultivated in southern United States and West Indies for its long mucilaginous green pods used as basis for soups and stews; sometimes placed in genus Hibiscus
  3. (n) long mucilaginous green pods; may be simmered or sauteed but used especially in soups and stews
  4. (n) a soup or stew thickened with okra pods

Usage(s):

  1. All the tangible memorabilia that represented our family's history perished in the flood, including my mother's beloved big gumbo pot.
  2. Like jambalaya, gumbo and etouffee 13.
  3. Whites, Creoles and Negroes were strained, steamed and stewed in a thick, sticky, below-sea-level bowl of musky gumbo.

News

  1. Heart of Louisiana: Lasyone's meat pies

    In New Orleans, we're famous for our Creole cooking and beignets. In Cajun country, it's gumbo and boudin. But what about Louisiana's oldest city, Natchitoches? It's famous around the country for its meat pies. FOX 8's Dave McNamara takes us to the kitchen where they've been frying meat pies for nearly half a century in this edition of Heart of Louisiana.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: FOX 8 New Orleans

  2. Day Two of Gumbo YA YA

    It's day two, of Gumbo Ya Ya weekend, and the party just won't quit.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: CBS4 Quad Cities

  3. 21st Annual Gumbo Ya-Ya In Rock Island

    Also this weekend, the 21st annual Gumbo Ya-Ya in Rock Island.        The festival started earlier today with zydeco, blues, jazz and funk music accompany cajun style food, street performers, and vendors.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: KWQC-TV 6 Davenport

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Quotes

  1. "I was just telling a story ...... kind of like a slap your knee around the campfire having a good time," said Afroman, 32, whose real name is Joseph Foreman. "I was just having fun. It is a stew. It's like a gumbo."
    on Jul 5, 2007 By: Afroman Source: FOXNews

  2. "I know New Orleaneans. Once the beignets start cooking up again and the gumbo is in the pots and red beans and rice are served on Monday - in New Orleans, and not where they are - they're going to be back," Nagin said.
    on Sep 13, 2005 By: Ray Nagin Source: FOXNews

  3. "What he said was currently the law does not prohibit FEMA from subsidizing gumbo cook-offs, gardening workshops and bingo games, and that may be true," Feeney said. "What our bill would do is specifically say it is illegal."
    on Jan 6, 2007 By: Tom Feeney Source: Kansas City Star

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