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demerara

[dem-uh-rahr-uh, -rair-uh] /ˌdɛm əˈrɑr ə, -ˈrɛər ə/
noun, (often initial capital letter)
1.
a light brown raw sugar grown in Guyana and used especially in the country's rum-making industry.
Origin
after the Demerara River
Related forms
demeraran, adjective

Demerara

[dem-uh-rahr-uh, -rair-uh] /ˌdɛm əˈrɑr ə, -ˈrɛər ə/
noun
1.
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/
noun
1.
brown crystallized cane sugar from the Caribbean and nearby countries
2.
a highly flavoured rum used mainly for blending purposes
Word Origin
C19: named after Demerara, a region of Guyana

Demerara

/ˌdɛməˈrɛərə; -ˈrɑːrə/
noun
1.
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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