Afro–Caribbean

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noun Af·ro–Ca·rib·be·an \ˌa-frō-ˌker-ə-ˈbē-ən, -ˌka-rə-, -kə-ˈri-bē-ən\

Definition of Afro–Caribbean

plural

Afro–Caribbeans

  1. :  a person of African descent born or living in a Caribbean nation In Louisiana, the Acadians reestablished their culture and absorbed other ethnic groups around them—French Creoles, Germans, Americans, and Afro-Caribbeans—to form a society called Cajun, which, of course, is a corruption of Acadian. — Hugh Merrill, The Blues Route, 1990

Afro–Caribbean

adjective A type of a square dance that originated in France, the quadrille was adopted with relish by 18th-century Afro-Caribbean islanders, who gave it their own twist. — Islands, November 1999

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Origin and Etymology of afro–caribbean

afro- + 1caribbean


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