What is Creole?

  • (adj): Of or relating to a language that arises from contact between two other languages and has features of both.
    Example: "Creole grammars"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on creole, creoles:

Louisiana French
... Louisiana French (LF) (French français de la Louisiane, Louisiana Creole Françé La Lwizyann) refers to the group of French dialects spoken in the U.S ... claimed to speak French or a French-based creole in their homes ... Additionally, Louisiana Creole French is a related creole language ...
Creole - Other Uses
... Louisiana Creole cuisine, a style of cooking of the New Orleans area, Louisiana that blends many influences ... "Creole Love Call", a composition by Duke Ellington The Creole case, an international dispute about the Creole, a US slave-trade ship ... Creole Records, a record label Creole Pig, a breed of pig from Haiti Zydeco, Louisiana Creole folk music CREOLE, a component model of the General Architecture for Text Engineering text ...
Creole Football - Style
... The Creole style of football was described as being free moving and more artistic ... Pratt who wrote on the subject of Creole football made the following comparison "One of the most apparent differences between British and local players were their playing styles ... prided themselves in a style that was grounded on collective discipline and common effort, the Creoles (local players) based their style on individualism and the lack of tactical sense ...
Creole Love Call
... "Creole Love Call" is a jazz standard, most associated with the Duke Ellington band and Adelaide Hall ... "Camp Meeting Blues" which Oliver recorded with his Creole Jazz Band in 1923 ...
Chagossian Creole
... Chagossian Creole (also Kreol Ilois or just Ilois) is a French-based Creole spoken by the 3,000 or so Chagossians, the former inhabitants of the Chagos Archipelago ...

More definitions of "Creole":

  • (noun): A person of European descent born in the West Indies or Latin America.
  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of native-born persons of French descent in Louisiana.
    Example: "Creole cooking"
  • (noun): A mother tongue that originates from contact between two languages.
  • (noun): A person descended from French ancestors in southern United States (especially Louisiana).