What does Jamaican mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jamaicanadjective

    a native or inhabitant of Jamaica

  2. Jamaicanadjective

    of or relating to Jamaica (the island or the country) or to its inhabitants

    "Jamaican rum"; "the Jamaican Prime Minister"


  1. Jamaicannoun

    A person from Jamaica or of Jamaican descent.

  2. Jamaicannoun

    The Jamaican creole language.

  3. Jamaicannoun

    Jamaican English.

  4. Jamaicanadjective

    Of, from, or pertaining to Jamaica, the Jamaican people or the Jamaican language.


  1. jamaican

    1) Jamaican primarily refers to something of, from, or related to the country of Jamaica, an island nation in the Caribbean Sea. 2) In a broader sense, Jamaican refers to people of Jamaican descent, whether they are residents of Jamaica or part of the Jamaican diaspora. This includes people who identify culturally, ethnically, or nationally as Jamaican. 3) Jamaican also refers to the language spoken in Jamaica, known as Jamaican Patois or simply Patois, which is a creole language based on English. 4) Additionally, it refers to the unique culture, traditions, music (like reggae), cuisine (like jerk chicken), and physical attributes associated with Jamaican people and Jamaica as a nation.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jamaicanadjective

    of or pertaining to Jamaica

  2. Jamaicannoun

    a native or inhabitant of Jamaica

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jamaican in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jamaican in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Jamaican in a Sentence

  1. Eleni Kounalakis:

    I wasn't worried for Harris Jamaican because Harris Jamaican kept telling me,' whatever happened it was going to be fine.' Harris Jamaican was very zen about the whole process and Harris Jamaican did not want a campaign to put pressure on the vice president, harris Jamaican was very clear that Harris Jamaican wanted the job, but Harris Jamaican would wait and respectfully let him make his choice.

  2. Luis Moreno:

    You're not stealing from the rich to give to the poor, in fact, you're victimizing the most vulnerable people of a society -- Jamaican as well as the U.S.

  3. Winsome Sears:

    When I joined the Marine Corps, I was still a Jamaican. But this country had done so much for me, I was willing, willing, to die for this country.


    jamerican- the word applies mostly to those from jamaica who has become domiciled in america, and have taken on the american influence whether they are permanent residents or citizens. It also applies to americans who have taken on jamaican domicile and citizenship. Those in canada are called-ja'cans- the cans meaning canada.

  5. Michael Woods:

    Marlon James fictional retelling of the 1976 attempted murder of Bob Marley. Marlon James, 44, who now lives in Minneapolis and teaches at Macalester College, is the first Jamaican author to win the prize in the British award's 47 years. It's also the first for Marlon James publisher, Oneworld Publications. ' It is a crime novel that moves beyond the world of crime and takes us deep into a recent history we know far too little about. It moves at a terrific pace and will come to be seen as a classic of our times.

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