[ guhl-uh ]
/ ˈgʌl ə /
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a member of a population of Black Americans inhabiting the Sea Islands and the coastal regions of South Carolina, Georgia, and northeastern Florida.
a creolized form of English spoken by the Gullahs, containing many words and grammatical features derived from African languages.
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Origin of Gullah
1730–40; of uncertain origin; variously identified with Angola or the Gola, a Liberian ethnic group
Words nearby Gullah
Gulf War, Gulf War syndrome, gulfweed, gulgul, gull, Gullah, gullet, gulley, gullible, Gulliver's Travels, Gullstrand
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How to use Gullah in a sentence
Bill follows the rules of Gullah traditions when it comes to preparing food, starting with eating in season.Explore Gullah Culture In Beaufort’s South Carolina’s Low Country|Charli Penn|September 30, 2020|Essence.com
If your time is limited but you still want to brush up on everything Gullah, the new Gullah Cultural Center located across from The Gullah Grub Restaurant, serves as a hub for all things Gullah and Geechie.Explore Gullah Culture In Beaufort’s South Carolina’s Low Country|Charli Penn|September 30, 2020|Essence.com
Of a rich brown complexion, aquiline of feature, there is none of the "Gullah" about Henry.
Gullah Jack eluded the search of the police until July 5th, when he too was struck by the huge slave asp.
Gullah Jack was regarded as a sorcerer, and as such feared by the natives of Africa, who believe in witchcraft.
Ten days later Gullah Jack suffered death on the gallows also.
(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
/ (ˈɡʌlə) /
plural -lahs or -lah a member of a Negroid people living on the Sea Islands or in the coastal regions of South Carolina, Georgia, and NE Florida
the creolized English spoken by these people
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