creole

Part of speech: noun

A native of Spanish America, or of the West Indies, of European parentage.

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Usage examples "creole":

  1. Macnish mentions a young girl who, when magnetized, always fell back into Welsh, which she had spoken as a child, but long since forgotten, and Lausanne mentions one of his patients, a Creole, who came at the age of five to France, and late in life, when magnetized, spoke no longer French but the miserable patois of her early years. - "Modern Magic", Maximilian Schele de Vere.
  2. " I've saved them both," he roared; from which, of course, the ready creole imagination inferred the extreme of possible heroic performance. - "Alice of Old Vincennes", Maurice Thompson.
  3. I was told that Mademoiselle Hulot was a creole, and I believed that he would find in her a second Josephine; how greatly was I mistaken! - "The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte", Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton.