[ kree-oh-luh; Spanish kree-aw-yah ]
/ kriˈoʊ lə; Spanish kriˈɔ yɑ /
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noun, plural cri·ol·las [kree-oh-luhz; Spanish kree-aw-yahs]. /kriˈoʊ ləz; Spanish kriˈɔ yɑs/.
a woman or girl born in Spanish America but of European, usually Spanish, ancestry.
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Origin of criolla
<Spanish; feminine of criollo
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How to use criolla in a sentence
Jos Hernndez, indiscutiblemente es el que posee el cetro de la poesa criolla Argentina entre los clsicos.Heath's Modern Language Series: The Spanish American Reader|Ernesto Nelson
The 'Danza Criolla' is the patriotic music of Cuba, and every fresh carnival gives birth to a new set of these 'danzas.'The Pearl of the Antilles, or An Artist in Cuba|Walter Goodman