HyperDic: jamaica

English > 2 senses of the word Jamaica:
NOUNlocationJamaicaa country on the island of Jamaica
locationJamaicaan island in the West Indies to the south of Cuba and to the west of Haiti
Jamaica > pronunciation
Soundsjhahmey'kah
RhymesAfrica ... yucca: 76 rhymes with kah...
English > Jamaica: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA country on the island of Jamaica; became independent of England in 1962; much poverty; the major industry is tourism.
Category ofRastafari, Rastas(Jamaica) a Black youth subculture and religious movement that arose in the ghettos of Kingston, Jamaica, in the 1950s
Instance ofcountry, state, landThe territory occupied by a nation
Member ofOrganization of American States, OASAn association including most countries in the western hemisphere
Part ofCaribbeanregion including the Caribbean Islands
JamaicaAn island in the West Indies to the south of Cuba and to the west of Haiti
PartsKingston, capital of Jamaica, Jamaican capitalCapital and largest city of Jamaica
Montego Bayport and resort city in northwestern Jamaica
SpanishJamaica
CatalanJamaica
AdjectivesJamaicanof or relating to Jamaica (the island or the country) or to its inhabitants
English > Jamaica: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningAn island in the West Indies to the south of Cuba and to the west of Haiti.
Instance ofislandA land mass (smaller than a continent) that is surrounded by water
MembersJamaicanA native or inhabitant of Jamaica
Part ofGreater AntillesA group of islands in the western West Indies
PartsJamaicaA country on the island of Jamaica
SpanishJamaica
CatalanJamaica
AdjectivesJamaicanof or relating to Jamaica (the island or the country) or to its inhabitants

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