from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or obtained from the island of Jamaica in the West Indies, south of Cuba, now belonging to Great Britain, but formerly (1509-1655) to Spain.
  • noun A native or an inhabitant of Jamaica, the population of which is chiefly black or colored.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to Jamaica.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A person from Jamaica or of Jamaican descent.
  • noun The Jamaican creole language.
  • noun Jamaican English.
  • adjective Of, from, or pertaining to Jamaica, the Jamaican people or the Jamaican language.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to Jamaica (the island or the country) or to its inhabitants
  • noun a native or inhabitant of Jamaica


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