Definition of Afro–Caribbean
: 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–Caribbeanadjective 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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