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Saramaccan

[ sar-uh-mak-uhn ]
/ ˌsær əˈmæk ən /
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noun
an English-based creole spoken in the interior of Suriname.
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Origin of Saramaccan

1955–60; Saramacc(a) a river in Surinam (on the upper reaches of which the language is spoken) + -an
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