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Gullah

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noun Gul·lah \ˈgə-lə\

Definition of Gullah

  1. 1 :  a member of a group of blacks inhabiting the sea islands and coastal districts of South Carolina, Georgia, and northeastern Florida

  2. 2 :  an English-based creole spoken by the Gullahs that is marked by vocabulary and grammatical elements from various African languages



1822

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1822

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