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Jamaica shorts

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Jamaica shorts short pants that end at the knee
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Usage

In literature:

Shortly after Morgan's return to Jamaica, a new Governor arrived from England with orders to suppress the gangs of privateers.
"On the Spanish Main" by John Masefield
The first Negro church in Jamaica was founded by George Liele, shortly after the close of the Revolutionary War.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919" by Various
The short tropic twilight had passed, and night had descended upon the Island of Jamaica.
"The Maroon" by Mayne Reid
They are certainly cursed by God; and we shall conquer Jamaica and Virginia from them in a very short time.
"Voltaire's Romances" by Fran├žois-Marie Arouet
The Maroon negroes from Jamaica were for a short time engaged on these works.
"History of Halifax City" by Thomas B. Akins
In 1674 he became an under-manager of a Jamaica estate, but continued only a short time in this situation.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 9" by Various
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