Definition of creole
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Some people in Louisiana speak Creole.
First Known Use: 1697See Words from the same year
: a person who has African and French or Spanish ancestors; especially : such a person who lives in the West Indies
: a person whose ancestors were some of the first people from France or Spain to live in the southeastern U.S.
: a language that is based on French and that uses words from African languages
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