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n. pl. gad·je (-jə) Offensive
Used as a disparaging term for one who is not Romani.

[Romani, perhaps from Prakrit *gājjha-, domestic (as opposed to itinerant), ultimately from Sanskrit gr̥haḥ, house; see gher- in Indo-European roots.]
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n, pl -jos
1. (Anthropology & Ethnology) a non-ethnic Romany
2. (Anthropology & Ethnology) an ethnic Romany who does not follow the Romany code
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The carnival tent will once again bring a musical feel on Saturday at 8pm when the bands Gadjo Dilo, Monsieur Doumani and Rumba Attack will perform.
5), mas, igualmente, do nao cigano (payo ou gadjo), pelo qual o homem cigano se sente constantemente ameacado.
Andy is well-known to North Wales audiences as a member of the immensely popular Gadjo Jazz.
So Many Times (original mix) by Gadjo and Alexandra Prince.
MUSIC - JAZZ/BLUES CAERSWS: Maesmawr Arts Centre (01686 688369), Inspector Gadjo, The Klezmonauts, The RB Trio.
Gigs include Val Wiseman with Brian Dee Trio (Garden House, 160 Hagley Road, tonight 7.30pm); The Mike Burney Quartet (The Wellington, Bennetts Hill, tomorrow, 8pm) and Inspector Gadjo (The Plough, High Street, Harborne, Sunday, 8.30pm).
The band is on from 8.30pm and you can find out more at On Sunday, Inspector Gadjo plays for Stratford Jazz at No1 Shakespeare Street, in Stratford-upon-Avon.
When I came there, they started making fun of me right away and what a gadjo I had become in Kiev.
by Doris Dorrie; Tony Gatlif's film Gadjo Dilo; Cedric Klapisch's films L'Auberge espagnole and Les Poupees russes; and Micheal Haneke's Code inconnu: Recit incomplet de divers voyages.
"French Cinema in Exile: Trans-National Cultural Representation in Tony Gatlif's Gadjo Dilo." NC 6.2 (2008): 75-83.
Set for a full release in the late summer, courtesy of Sweden's premier House output Nero Recordings, Alive is set for a huge crossover assault with Gadjo vocalist Alexandra Prince once again showing just why she's one of the in demand artists of the moment.