[ US /ˈdʒeɪmzˌtaʊn/ ]
  1. a former village on the James River in Virginia to the north of Norfolk; site of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607
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How To Use Jamestown In A Sentence

  • I had to stop in Jamestown for gas and that is where I realized I didn't have my house keys.
  • The settlers of Jamestown brought cottonseed to the New World, but they were unable to produce the fiber in significant quantities.
  • Standing in the way of these imperial ambitions were the Native inhabitants, who resisted in a prolonged anticolonial war, beginning with the first day of the first permanent English settlers at Jamestown. Between War and Peace
  • In the first episode, you play the part of British colonial settlers and establish Jamestown.
  • Obtaining there a good supply of food from the Indians, they returned to the Jamestown settlement, about forty miles up the river, then called Powhatan, now known as the James. The end of an era,
  • Yetman, who was born in Jamestown, N.L., was best known as the mandolinist from the York County Boys, Canada's first bluegrass group. CBC | Top Stories News
  • A few examples of maiolica found at Jamestown are believed to have been made in Lisbon, and these usually have designs in blues and dark purples against a white background. New Discoveries at Jamestown Site of the First Successful English Settlement in America
  • There had been twelve of the chairs originally, made in 1750 for an ancestor of ours in Jamestown.
  • And historically, some of the first settlers to America -- Christian separatist pilgrims -- were indeed seeking religious liberty, but they arrived at Plymouth 13 years after European bullionist policies had already sent the Virginia Company to settle Jamestown. Stuart Whatley: 'War on Christmas' Comes to the Fore
  • There had been twelve of the chairs originally, made in 1750 for an ancestor of ours in Jamestown.
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