Creole

What is Creole ?

Creole is (noun) 1. a person of mixed African and European family from the West Indies or from the southern states of the United States Thousands of Creoles form the civil service of the country. 2. a person who is a descendant of one of the original French settlers in the West Indies or the southern states of the United States, especially Louisiana She comes from an old Creole family. 3. the language based on English, with additions from other languages, spoken in the West Indies and the southern states of the United States Chicken gumbo is a Creole term for chicken stew.(adj) cooked with tomatoes and red peppers, served with rice a dish of chicken creole as a main course

 

source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level