Bislama

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Bis·la·ma

 (bĭs-lä′mə)
n.
A creole language widely spoken in Vanuatu having a vocabulary largely of English origin. Also called Beach-la-Mar, Bêche-de-Mer.

[Bislama, from English Beach-la-Mar.]
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Bis•la•ma

(ˌbis lɑˈmɑ)
n.
a pidgin based on English and used as a lingua franca in parts of W Oceania: an official language of Vanuatu.
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