BEACH LA MAR

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BEACH LA MAR. Also Sandalwood English. An English-based contact language used from the 1840s in parts of the New Hebrides (now VANUATU), New Caledonia, and the Loyalty Islands, and the ancestor of BISLAMA. The names derive from trade in sea slugs and sandalwood, the main products of the islands. See MELANESIAN PIDGIN ENGLISH.