Origin of Gullah
Examples from the Web for gullah
Gullah Jack eluded the search of the police until July 5th, when he too was struck by the huge slave asp.
Ten days later Gullah Jack suffered death on the gallows also.
Gullah Jack was regarded as a sorcerer, and as such feared by the natives of Africa, who believe in witchcraft.
Of a rich brown complexion, aquiline of feature, there is none of the "Gullah" about Henry.
(in her deep feeling and excitement she lapsed into Gullah).Slave Narratives Vol. XIV. South Carolina, Part 2|Works Projects Administration
British Dictionary definitions for gullah
Word Origin and History for gullah
"of or pertaining to blacks on the sea-islands of Georgia and South Carolina," 1739 (first attested as a male slave's proper name), of uncertain origin. Early 19c. folk etymology made it a shortening of Angola (homeland of many slaves) or traced it to a W. African tribal group called the Golas.