Definition of jambalaya
1 : rice cooked usually with ham, sausage, chicken, shrimp, or oysters and seasoned with herbs
2 : a mixture of diverse elements curious jambalayas of competing elements — Neil Hickey
Examples of jambalaya in a Sentence
its jambalaya of widely diverse nationalities and races gives the urban neighborhood a rich vitality
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Origin and Etymology of jambalaya
Louisiana French, from Occitan jambalaia
First Known Use: 1872See Words from the same year
JAMBALAYA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of jambalaya for English Language Learners
: a spicy dish of rice cooked usually with ham, sausage, chicken, shrimp, or oysters
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