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Encyclopedia > French Creole

The term French Creole can refer to


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Creole - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1391 words)
Creoles are categorized as a bridge in langage development between a pidgin and a language.
Creoles can remain as a sort of second, local standard, like the Haitian creole, or they can be absorbed into the local dialect, which has happened in Latin America and a little in Hawai'i.
In the Caribbean region the term creole is used to describe anyone, regardless of race or ethnicity, who was born and raised in the region.
French Creole Architecture (661 words)
French Creole architecture is one of the nation's three major colonial architectural traditions.
French Creole architecture, of course, began in the French colonial period (1699-1762).
The previously mentioned timber frame incorporated French joinery i.e., angle braces that are extremely steep, running all the way from sill to plate, in contrast to English joinery where the angle brace is almost a 45 degree angle.
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