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Of or relating to Romani people native to English-speaking countries, especially to the variety of the Romani language used by them.
1A form of the Romani language used in English-speaking countries, typically characterized by the combination of Romani vocabulary with English grammar, syntax, and phonology.
2A Romani who is native to an English-speaking country.
Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Randolph Benton Marcy (1812–1887). From Anglo- + Romany.
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