[ US /dʒəˈmeɪkə/ ]
  1. a country on the island of Jamaica; became independent of England in 1962; much poverty; the major industry is tourism
  2. an island in the West Indies to the south of Cuba and to the west of Haiti
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How To Use Jamaica In A Sentence

  • An odd hairy quadruped is upsetting residents of Scott Town, Jamaica, again. Archive 2008-06-01
  • This loveable rascal is probably best known for the Jamaican ska beat that is the signature of much of his song-writing.
  • The shell-shocked stowaway was discovered running around the immigration detention centre at Manchester Airport after a flight from Jamaica.
  • Colours Beyond Colours" opens with a Jamaican-sounding speaker ostensibly describing the supersensory effects of LSD, and then segueing into a cod-'60s-didactic announcement about the electromagnetic spectrum. PopMatters
  • The Jamaican may retain his farinaceous banana and the Malay his durian, but for us, it's the apple.
  • Jamaica, a member of the British Commonwealth, has a bicameral parliamentary legislative system.
  • That 'lifeway' supplied our youth with a critique of Jamaican (and world) society and gave them some firm moral and personal orientations. Jamaica Gleaner Online
  • His great wealth came from Jamaican estates and he was frequently reminded, when tribune of the people, that he was a slave-owner.
  • A brief summary of the meeting's minutes are as follows: we're fairly confident that we've seen willets in the past and there's no way Sara is going to drive out to Jamaica Bay just to solidify a sandpiper sighting.
  • Fully plump, after indulging in a complete Jamaican breakfast on the plane: ackee, saltfish, coco-bread and plantain chips something I would definitely not recommend before doing on-camera work at a lingerie show, I landed in Kingston ready to "dutty wiiine" it up--or at least relax and make a quick stop at the delectable Manley Airport veggie juice bar for a healthy detox. Chie Davis: Kingston Lingerie and Swimwear Fashion Show
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