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  • n. The Garifuna or Garífuna are an ethnic group in the Caribbean area, descended from a mix of Amerindian and African people. They are also sometimes known as Garifune or Black Caribs. There are estimated to be about 200,000 of them in Central America and the United States. Properly, the term Garifuna refers to the individual and the language, while Garinagu is the (plural or collective) term for the people.


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