from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One of a group of people of African ancestry inhabiting the Sea Islands and coastal areas of South Carolina, Georgia, and northern Florida.
- n. The creolized language of the Gullahs, based on English but including vocabulary elements and grammatical features from several African languages and spoken in isolated communities from Georgetown in eastern South Carolina to northern Florida.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to the language and culture of a group of islands off the coast of the Carolinas and Georgia in the United States.
- proper n. A creole of English and various African languages spoken on a group of islands off the southern coast of the United States.
Perhaps alteration of Angola or from Gola, a people of Sierra Leone and Liberia.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)