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Demerara

noun
1.
A light brown raw cane sugar from Guyana.
2.
A river in northern Guyana that flows northward into the Atlantic.
3.
A former Dutch colony in South America; now a part of Guyana.
4.
Dark rum from Guyana.  Synonym: demerara rum.
5.
Light brown cane sugar; originally from Guyana.  Synonym: demerara sugar.






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... expedition under General Grinfield and Commodore Hood, captured the islands of St. Lucie and Tobago; and in September, the Dutch colonies of Demerara, Essequibo, and Berbice surrendered to the British arms. The islands of St. Pierre and Miquelon, likewise, were captured, and the French were compelled to abandon the ...
— The History of England in Three Volumes, Vol.III. - From George III. to Victoria • E. Farr and E. H. Nolan



Words linked to "Demerara" :   cane sugar, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, rum, river, colony, Guyana, brown sugar, British Guiana, settlement, demerara rum



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