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criolla

[kree-oh-luh; Spanish kree-aw-yah] /kriˈoʊ lə; Spanish kriˈɔ yɑ/
noun, plural criollas
[kree-oh-luh z; Spanish kree-aw-yahs] /kriˈoʊ ləz; Spanish kriˈɔ yɑs/ (Show IPA)
1.
a woman or girl born in Spanish America but of European, usually Spanish, ancestry.
Origin
< Spanish; feminine of criollo
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