Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See gumbo.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See gumbo.

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  • noun Alternative form of gumbo.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Neurada procumbens, Anastatica hyrochuntina, and Astragalus gombo.

    North Saharan steppe and woodlands

  • They will make a gombo, put a snake in it, and then devour it, and they will wring a cat's neck and drink its blood.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • Shall we ignore the French Market with its clean stalls piled with fresh vegetables, sea food, and all manner of comestibles, including _filé_ for the glorious Creole gombo.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • French -- "gombo French" the curious dialect is called.

    American Adventures A Second Trip 'Abroad at home'

  • The throng thickened; the guitars tinkled louder; other horsemen sat motionless, smoking calmly above the heads of the crowd; it eddied and pushed before the doors of the high-roofed building, whence issued a shuffle and thumping of feet in time to the dance music vibrating and shrieking with a racking rhythm, overhung by the tremendous, sustained, hollow roar of the gombo.

    Nostromo: a Tale of the Seaboard

  • A racecourse had been staked out for the vaqueros; and away to the left, from where the crowd was massed thickly about a huge temporary erection, like a circus tent of wood with a conical grass roof, came the resonant twanging of harp strings, the sharp ping of guitars, with the grave drumming throb of an Indian gombo pulsating steadily through the shrill choruses of the dancers.

    Nostromo: a Tale of the Seaboard

  • The throng thickened; the guitars tinkled louder; other horsemen sat motionless, smoking calmly above the heads of the crowd; it eddied and pushed before the doors of the high-roofed building, whence issued a shuffle and thumping of feet in time to the dance music vibrating and shrieking with a racking rhythm, overhung by the tremendous, sustained, hollow roar of the gombo.

    Nostromo: a Tale of the Seaboard

  • A racecourse had been staked out for the vaqueros; and away to the left, from where the crowd was massed thickly about a huge temporary erection, like a circus tent of wood with a conical grass roof, came the resonant twanging of harp strings, the sharp ping of guitars, with the grave drumming throb of an Indian gombo pulsating steadily through the shrill choruses of the dancers.

    Nostromo: a Tale of the Seaboard

  • A racecourse had been staked out for the vaqueros; and away to the left, from where the crowd was massed thickly about a huge temporary erection, like a circus tent of wood with a conical grass roof, came the resonant twanging of harp strings, the sharp ping of guitars, with the grave drumming throb of an Indian gombo pulsating steadily through the shrill choruses of the dancers.

    Nostromo, a Tale of the Seaboard

  • The throng thickened; the guitars tinkled louder; other horsemen sat motionless, smoking calmly above the heads of the crowd; it eddied and pushed before the doors of the high-roofed building, whence issued a shuffle and thumping of feet in time to the dance music vibrating and shrieking with a racking rhythm, overhung by the tremendous, sustained, hollow roar of the gombo.

    Nostromo, a Tale of the Seaboard

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