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See also: Palenque
palenque (plural palenques)
- (historical) A community of runaway slaves.
2007 October 18, Simon Romero, “A Language, Not Quite Spanish, With African Echoes”, in New York Times:
- Different from dozens of other palenques that were vanquished, this community has successfully fended off threats to its existence to this day.
palenque m (plural palenques)