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In 2007, at Jamaica high school in Queens, teachers started calling 911 to get police to help them deal with disorderly students.
Why had teachers at Jamaica High School resorted to overusing 911 for common classroom disruptions?
But, in Jamaica, Maurice Tomlinson was forced to flee his country after his marriage to his Canadian husband made front-page news.A Quorum For Change: The Fight For Global LGBT Equality|Justin Jones|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This sense of vulnerability is, of course, even more acute in micro-states like Jamaica.How Maurice Tomlinson Was Outed in Jamaica—and Forced Into Exile|Jay Michaelson|December 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But the same meme has appeared in such far-flung places as Brunei, Kyrgyzstan (there it is again), Tanzania, and Jamaica.
There was no escaping Cromwell—not even in Scilly any more than in Jamaica.Armorel of Lyonesse|Walter Besant
Mr. Barrett's fortune was invested in sugar-plantations in Jamaica.Little Journeys to the Homes of the Great, Vol. 2 of 14|Elbert Hubbard
It is thought that the lawyers of Jamaica used to receive not less than £500,000 annually.
She regarded England as the greatest of countries, and Jamaica as the greatest of colonies.Miss Sarah Jack, of Spanish Town, Jamaica|Anthony Trollope
Fired with missionary zeal he proceeded in 1843 to Jamaica in order to enlist Christian emigrants for the work in Africa.Stanley in Africa|James P. Boyd
West Indian island, from Taino (Arawakan) xaymaca, said to mean "rich in springs." Columbus when he found it in 1494 named it Santiago, but this did not stick. Related: Jamaican. The Jamaica in New York probably is a Delaware (Algonquian) word meaning "beaver pond" altered by influence of the island name.