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There the lingua franca is Cajun French, and folks love to fiddle, dance and most of all, eat.The U.S. Road Trips You Should Really Take|Lonely Planet|April 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Koch backed the death penalty, wasn't above a little Archie Bunker-ish lingua franca to get his point across.Ed Koch|Michael Tomasky|February 1, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Second, will it continue to be a widely used lingua franca, possibly even increase its influence?The Best of Brit Lit|Peter Stothard|March 23, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Long gone seamen and traders made Italian its lingua franca.Great Weekend Reads|The Daily Beast|March 5, 2011|DAILY BEAST
She nods to me and greets her friends in Sesotho, the lingua franca among black South Africans in this mostly-poor region.The Oprah School on Trial|Gretchen L. Wilson|October 27, 2008|DAILY BEAST
Having said this, the Moor asked several questions—through the negro, and always in the Lingua Franca.
He spoke in Lingua Franca, which Foster understood pretty well by that time.
In course of time, Arabic replaced the Aramean dialect, and became the lingua franca of the Jews.Chapters on Jewish Literature|Israel Abrahams
Wobanguli began speaking in sonorous tones, using Malay-Dyak dialect, the lingua franca of the residency.The Argus Pheasant|John Charles Beecham
The Arabic language has been the lingua franca of the East from the time that it succeeded Greek in the seventh century.The Oriental Rug|William D. Ellwanger