French Creole

The term French Creole can refer to

  • Any of the French-based creole languages
  • Louisiana Creole cuisine and culture (U.S.)
  • A type of taco usually served in the French Guyana.
  • The people and culture in former French colonies such as Guadeloupe, Martinique, Louisiana, St.Lucia, Dominica and Saint-Domingue (the former French colony now known as "Haiti") which is the west part of Hispaniola where French settled in 1625 (France confirmed the name at the 1697 Treaty of Ryswick).
  • Descendants of European plantation owners in Trinidad and Tobago colonized first by Spain and later Great Britain, and Dominica and Saint Lucia first colonized by France and simultaneously controlled by Great Britain and France.
  • A type of architectural style built to withstand the hot and wet climate and used predominantly in American residential buildings that developed near the beginning of the 18th century in the valley of the Mississippi, especially Louisiana. It borrows heavily from the traditions of the Caribbean Creole architecture, which predated it.
  • French Creoles are descended from a melting pot of French, African, Asian and Amerindian fusing into a language and culture know as Creole. Countries and Regions with French Creoles in them consist of Louisiana, Guadeloupe, Martinique, French Guiana, St Lucia, Dominica, St Martin, Saint Barthélemy, Reunion Island, Mauritius, Haiti, Seychelles and Trinidad and Tobago. They share a common Language which is French-based Creole, a history which spans four continents and a Religion that is Catholicism.

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French Architecture - Styles - Creole
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... Chinese – 0.57% Tagalog – 0.51% French – 0.49% Vietnamese – 0.42% German – 0.41% Korean – 0.37% Russian – 0.31% Italian – 0.29% Arabic – 0.25% Portuguese – 0.24% Polish – 0.22. 501 Chinese – 150 ... Tagalog – 734 ... French – 503 ... Vietnamese – 468 ... German – 216 ... Korean – 021 ... Russian. 610,000 Portuguese – 560,000 Japanese – 480,000 French Creole – 450,000 (mostly Louisiana Creole French – 334,500) Greek – 370,000 Hindi – 320,000 Persian ...
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