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Jamaica appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):

  • A medico: "Negro Jamaica? A CIA major genocide, Ma."
  • N.A. medico: Negro Jamaica? A CIA major genocide, man.
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  1. Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, comprising the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island, 10,990 square kilometres in area, lies about 145 kilometres south of Cuba, and 191 kilometres west of Hispaniola, the island containing the nation-states of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Jamaica is the fifth-largest island country in the Caribbean.
  2. Jamaica is a middle-class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. The neighborhood is part of Queens Community Board 12, which also includes Hollis, St. Albans, Springfield Gardens, Baisley Park, Rochdale Village, and South Jamaica. Jamaica is patrolled by the NYPD's 103rd, 113th & 105th Precincts.
  3. Jamaica is a major hub station of the Long Island Rail Road, and is located in Jamaica, Queens, New York City. It is the largest transit hub on Long Island and is one of the busiest railroad stations in the country with over 200,000 daily passengers. In the New York City area, it ranks only behind Pennsylvania Station, Grand Central Terminal, and Secaucus Junction, with over 1,000 trains passing through it every day, while there is a direct rail connection to John F. Kennedy International Airport via AirTrain JFK. There are also elevator connections to the Archer Avenue Lines of the New York City Subway at a separate station directly below. The area just outside is served by several local bus routes, with more available within a few blocks of the station.
  4. Jamaica is a city in Guthrie County, Iowa, United States. The population was 224 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Des Moines–West Des Moines Metropolitan Statistical Area.
  5. Jamaica is a town in Windham County, Vermont, United States. The population was 946 at the 2000 census. Jamaica includes the villages of East Jamaica and Rawsonville.
  6. Jamaica is an unincorporated community in Jamaica Township, Vermilion County, Illinois.
  7. Jamaica a.k.a. Jamaica, Virginia: Jamaica is an unincorporated community in Middlesex County, Virginia, United States. Jamaica is located on U.S. Route 17 9.3 miles northwest of Saluda. Jamaica had a post office, which closed on August 5, 2006. The Virginia Motor Speedway is located in Jamaica.

There are other places with in their name, like Jamaica Beach, Jamaica Plain, Jamaica Channel, Jamaica Estates, Dolphin Cove Jamaica, Jamaica Grande Beach, Jamaica Cruise Excursions, National Gallery of Jamaica, National Dance Theatre Company of Jamaica.


Who is Jamaica?

Jamaica a.k.a. Kid Jamaica is a Pornographic Actor.


Jamaica is a musical group.


Jamaica a.k.a. Air Jamaica is the current national airline of Jamaica. It has been owned and operated by Caribbean Airlines Limited since 26 May 2011. Caribbean Airlines Limited, headquartered in Piarco, Trinidad and Tobago, has administrative offices for Air Jamaica located at Norman Manley International Airport in Kingston, Jamaica. The government of Jamaica has a 16% stake in Caribbean Airlines Limited, which operates both Caribbean Airlines and Air Jamaica brands.


  1. "Jamaica" is a song by Canadian rock group Bachman–Turner Overdrive that appears on the 1979 album Rock n' Roll Nights. It features Jim Clench on lead vocals. It was written by well-known songwriter Jim Vallance. It was released as a single but did not chart. The song, along with "Heartaches," was played live on American Bandstand in February 1979 to support the Rock n' Roll Nights album release.
  2. "Jamaica" is a musical album of Harold Arlen, musical soundtrack.
    • released on (20 years ago)
  3. "Jamaica" is a musical album of Kommando Sonne-nmilch.
    • released on (8 years ago)
  4. "Jamaica" is a musical single of Van She.
    • also known as Jamaica (Remixes)
    • released on
  5. "Jamaica" is a musical single of G. G. Anderson.
    • released in (29 years ago)
  6. "Jamaica" is a musical single of Theme Park.
    • released in


"Jamaica" is a musical with a book by Yip Harburg and Fred Saidy, lyrics by Harburg, and music by Harold Arlen. It is set on a small island off the coast of Jamaica, and tells about a simple island community fighting to avoid being overrun by American commercialism.


Jamaica is a 1957 theater production of the play by Yip Harburg and Fred Saidy.

Phrases with Jamaica

Phrases starting with the word Jamaica:

  1. jamaica rum
  2. jamaica apple
  3. Jamaica Eulima
  4. Jamaica Limpet
  5. jamaica shorts
  6. jamaica sorrel
  7. jamaica dogwood
  8. Jamaica Nutclam
  9. jamaica quassia
  10. jamaica bayberry
  11. Jamaica Gambusia
  12. Jamaica Sawgrass
  13. Jamaica Weakfish

Phrases ending with the word Jamaica:

  1. Sphex jamaica
  2. Dictya Jamaica
  3. Agua De Jamaica
  4. Opsidia Jamaica
  5. Euphonia jamaica
  6. Bezzimyia Jamaica
  7. Metagonia jamaica

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Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Jamaica

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Google previewI Am Jamaica (2016)

by Dr Sue

2014 Jamaica is a noun Full of Beauty all aroun' A place of breath taking splendor From the hills and the rivers to the rain forest grandeur. Jamaica is a noun Listen to the rhythmic sound We full a music, laughter ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Race, Ethnicity, and Society (2008)

by Richard T. Schaefer

Jamaica is an island country rich in cultural history located in the Caribbean Sea basin just south of Cuba, east of the Yucatán...

Google previewOfficial Commercial Directory of Cuba, Porto Rico and the Entire West Indies with Bermuda for 1901 (1901)

by Spanish-American Directories Co., New York

Jamaica is an elevated prolongation of the submerged bank, which extends southwestward from the island of Santo Domingo, and lies entirely south of the main ...

Google previewThe American Bee Keeper (1901)

Jamaica is an Island one hundred miles South of the East end of Cuba, and belongs to Great Britain.

Google previewThe Wiley-Blackwell Companion to Religion and Social Justice (2012)

by Michael D. Palmer, Stanley M. Burgess

Jamaica is a mountainous island, roughly the ...

Google previewThe Louisiana Planter and Sugar Manufacturer (1903)

As is well known, Jamaica Is an extremely fertile island; the proof of which Is best Illustrated by the ease In which the...

be born in mind that although the negro predominates, Jamaica is a white man's country and England does not hesitate in ...

Google previewPlanter and Sugar Manufacturer (1903)

As is well known, Jamaica is an extremely fertile island; the proof of which Is best Illustrated by the ease in which the...

be born in mind that although the negro predominates, Jamaica is a white man's country and England does not hesitate in ...

Google previewInternational Boundaries (2003)

A Geopolitical Atlas by Ewan W. Anderson

Setting • Jamaica is a relatively large Caribbean Sea island located towards the western end of the Greater Antilles. It comprises undulating plateau and lowland with uplands towards the eastern end. It has a population of 2, 652, 700 and a ...

Google previewOrdering Independence (2012)

The End of Empire in the Anglophone Caribbean, 1947-69 by S. Mawby

Jamaica is a particularly illuminating case study because the island hada greater measure of economic viability thanmostof the otherterritories and Manley was increasingly seen asa potentially reliable collaborator;but even in this instancethe ...

Google previewFood, Cuisine, and Cultural Competency for Culinary, Hospitality, and Nutrition Professionals (2009)

by Sari Edelstein

Jamaica is a country built on tradition and culture. It is a culture rooted in multiethnic and multiracial traditions. Its unique national motto, “Out of Many, One People,” best describes the melting pot that is the Jamaican people. The majority of the ...

Google previewThe Earliest Inhabitants (2006)

The Dynamics of the Jamaican Taíno by Lesley-Gail Atkinson

Geology Jamaica is a land mass on the Caribbean Plate. The oldest rocks in the island are volcanic in origin and over 100 million years old, but most of the bedrock is limestone deposited on the seafloor between 45 and 12 million years ago, ...

Google previewHandbook of the Economics of International Migration (2014)

by Barry Chiswick, Paul Miller

Jamaica is a commonwealth country that has one of the world's highest rates of outmigration of professionals. Three-fourths of Jamaican university graduates have emigrated, and “migration fever” is reportedly very common among university ...

Google previewWorld Almanac For Kids Scavenger Hunts Grades 3-5 (2005)

by Greg Camden, Eric Migliaccio

Jamaica is an island in the Caribbean Sea. Most Jamaicans are descendents of slaves brought from West Africa for Spanish and British colonists. Most of the people today speak a dialect, or local version, of English. It is a mixture of English ...

Google previewNatural Products (2007)

Essential Resources for Human Survival by Yi-Zhun Zhu

INTRODUCTION Jamaica is a Caribbean island which boasts a number of microclimates and this is reflected in the wide diversity of plant and microbial life. Hyptis verticillata (Jacq.), a member of the Lamiaceae family, has been widely used ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Protestantism (2005)

by J. Gordon Melton

Protestant Christianity was introduced to Jamaica following the British takeover from SPAIN in the 1650s. By then, the number of native Jamaicans had been radically reduced; over the next century, they were replaced with African slaves.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Slave Resistance and Rebellion (2007)

by Junius P. Rodriguez

is the local term frequently associated with the practice of witchcraft or sorcery in the anglophone- or creole-speaking West Indies (Jamaica, Barbados, Trinidad, ...

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Scrabble value of J8A1M3A1I1C3A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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