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gombo

[ guhm-boh ]
/ ˈgʌm boʊ /
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noun, plural gom·bos.
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How to use gombo in a sentence

  • They will make a gombo, put a snake in it, and then devour it, and they will wring a cat's neck and drink its blood.

    American Adventures|Julian Street
  • The West Indian calalou is made almost precisely like our gombo-soup.

    "Gombo Zhbes"|Lafcadio Hearn
  • The great chief leaned back against a tree-trunk, while Gombo went on with the tale of the day's adventures.

  • Moussa is a word used in Martinique for hominy, or a sort of corn-mush which is used to thicken gombo-soup.

    "Gombo Zhbes"|Lafcadio Hearn
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