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gumbo,

another name for okra; also applied in the W United States to a rich, black, alkaline alluvial soil, which is soapy or sticky when wet.

gumbo

[′gəm·bō]
(botany)
(geology)
A soil that forms a sticky mud when wet.

gumbo

A fine-grained clay; very sticky when wet.
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The suspension of Gumbo comes against the background of intensified infighting within the ruling party over the succession issue.
CHICKEN AND SAUSAGE GUMBO 1/2 pound smoked sausage, sliced 1 cup chopped onion 1/2 cup chopped green pepper 3/4 cup flour 3/4 pound chicken breast, cooked and shredded 1/2 cup chopped celery 8 cups water 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 bay leaf 1 1/2 teaspoons Cajun seasoning 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce Dash hot sauce 4 cups hot cooked rice 3/4 cup sliced green onions 1 In skillet, brown sausage, onion and green pepper; drain all but 2 tablespoons fat.
Gumbo seats about 78; a function room and catering are available.
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Gumbo had found himself at the mercy of fishmonger Rex Goldsmith after travelling from a fish merchants in Billingsgate.
God loves us," Dave added, more a statement of a happy day afield than an oath of faith, and we sipped our wine and waited for our muddy-looking gumbo to cool.
So after an hour-and-a-half, I'm sat next to Gumbo in 'The Belfry Bar' waiting for the team meeting, when he says: "Oh my God, I've just realised where we are - we're at the Belfry
The Gumbo Shop: There's something comforting about settling in at this French Quarter institution, an hour after your flight arrives, for seafood okra gumbo, shrimp Creole, jambalaya studded with smoked sausage, chicken and shrimp, and -- as if that lily needed any further gilding -- a steaming serving of red beans and rice.
My favorite meal at Leita's is gumbo - always delicious and soul-satisfying," said Wright's friend, J'nene Wade.
Okra and file (sassafras powder) are rarely used in the same batch of gumbo; some people say that using both will make the gumbo too thick, and others even say that the two flavors cancel each other out.
Monsieur Gator lives in the bayou and is so old that he has trouble catching his favorite gumbo ingredients: possum, otter, and skunk.
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