- of or relating to the island of Jamaica or its inhabitants.
- a native or inhabitant of Jamaica.
Origin of Jamaican
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With the help of a Jamaican migrant worker, he returns to his homeland to find his father.Life After ‘Winter’s Bone’: Debra Granik on Finding J. Law and the Plight of the Female Director
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I auditioned for it, and the part was to be African or Jamaican.Method Man Talks Wu-Tang Clan Reunion, Fake Rappers, and the Suge Knight Shooting
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Where I served people looked forward to the Jamaican beef patties, fried chicken legs and hamburgers.Tales of a Jailhouse Gourmet: How I learned to Cook in Prison
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Yeager took the photo while balancing on a raft in a muddy Jamaican swamp.The Queen of the Playboy Centerfolds
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She was still an inspired cook of cuisines ranging from Jamaican to Mexican.Killed by Donald Sterling’s Racism
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In August, off the Jamaican coast, a man fell overboard and was drowned.A Voyage Round the World
Later he found a Jamaican woman, who cooked the meals for me.Droll Stories of Isthmian Life
Dominica itself had not prepared me for the violence of these Jamaican downpourings.The English in the West Indies
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The simplicity in structure of the songs is still a feature of Jamaican music.
All these airs are distinct from each other, and from the Jamaican tune.
- of or relating to Jamaica or its inhabitants
- a native or inhabitant of Jamaica
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