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  • enPR: jə-mā'kə, IPA: /dʒəˈmeɪ.kə/, SAMPA: /dZ@"meI.k@/

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Patrono:Tnq[[Category:Patrono:Tnq derivations|Jamaica]] [[Xaymaca#Patrono:Tnq|Xaymaca]] (land of wood and water).

The term Jamaica originates as a common Anglicization of several different indigenous American words, as detailed below.

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Jamaica

  1. A particular country in the Caribbean.
  2. The island comprising most of that country.
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Patrono:Wam[[Category:Patrono:Wam derivations|Jamaica]] Kuchamakin, a Massachusett leader.[1]

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Jamaica

  1. Jamaica Plain, Boston, a neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Patrono:Wam[[Category:Patrono:Wam derivations|Jamaica]] (Natick) word for “beaver”. Compare next etymology.

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Jamaica

  1. Jamaica, Vermont, a town in Vermont.

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Originally Jameco, from Patrono:Del[[Category:Patrono:Del derivations|Jamaica]] (Lenape) word for “beaver”. Compare previous etymology.

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  1. Jamaica, Queens, a neighborhood in Queens, New York City.

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  1. Jamaica Plain Historical Society - Native Americans in Jamaica Plain

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Danish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Jamaica

  1. Jamaica (country in the Caribbean)

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Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
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  1. Jamaica

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Jamaica

  1. Jamaica

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Jamaica

  1. Jamaica

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Jamaica

  1. Jamaica.de:Jamaica

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