demerara

demerara

[dem-uh-rahr-uh, -rair-uh]

Origin:
after the Demerara River

demeraran, adjective
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Demerara

[dem-uh-rahr-uh, -rair-uh]
noun
a river in E Guyana flowing S to N and emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at Georgetown. 215 miles (346 km) long.
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demerara (ˌdɛməˈrɛərə, -ˈrɑːrə)
 
n
1.  brown crystallized cane sugar from the Caribbean and nearby countries
2.  a highly flavoured rum used mainly for blending purposes
 
[C19: named after Demerara, a region of Guyana]

Demerara (ˌdɛməˈrɛərə, -ˈrɑːrə)
 
n
the Demerara a river in Guyana, rising in the central forest area and flowing north to the Atlantic at Georgetown. Length: 346 km (215 miles)

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