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Definition of the noun demerara
What does demerara mean as a name of something?
noun - plural:
- demerara: demeraras
- Demerara: Demeraras
- a light brown raw cane sugar from Guyana
- a former Dutch colony in South America; now a part of Guyana
- dark rum from Guyana
- light brown cane sugar; originally from Guyana
Alternative definition of the noun demerara
- A type of natural, unrefined or partially refined cane sugar, which is light brown in colour.
Demerara is a historical region in the Guianas on the north coast of South America which is now part of the country of Guyana. It was a Dutch colony until 1815 and a county of British Guiana from 1838 to 1966. It was located about the lower courses of the Demerara River, and its main town was Georgetown.
- part of Guyana
Demerara, also spelt demerera, is a variety of unrefined, granulated brown sugar made from sugar cane extract. It is commonly used in baking and to sweeten beverages such as coffee and tea. It takes its name from the Demerara colony in Guyana, the original source of this type of sugar, most of which is produced in Mauritius today.
- also known as Sugars, brown
- more generic: Sugar
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Modern Geography (1817)
A Description of the Empires, Kingdoms, States, and Colonies; with the Oceans, Seas, and Isles; in All Parts of the World: Including the Most Recent Discoveries, and Political Alterations. Digested on a New Plan by John Pinkerton, Nicolle de La Croix, John Pond
Demerara is a settlement on a river of that name. The white inhabitants of the capital are computed at 1800. By the account of Captain Stedman, Paramaribo is a considerable town, of about five thousand souls, in a pleasant gravelly ...
by Martin A. Klein
DEMERARA SLAVE REVOLT (1823). One of the largest slave revolts in Caribbean history, ...
The Diner's Dictionary (2012)
Word Origins of Food and Drink by John Ayto
Modern demerara sugar is generally made by adding a little molasses colouring to refined white sugar. The name is also applied to a type of dark rum fermented from molasses, made in Guyana. demi-glace A rich glossy brown sauce from ...
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- Demerara River
Photo credit: US Embassy Guyana
- Demerara besos
Photo credit: Akiko Photography
- Dissolving demerara
The view from here
Photo credit: mrsjadekenny
- Demerara lemon cake
Photo credit: Simon Wheatley
- Demerara Floating Bridge
Photo credit: dantoujours
- The Demerara Harbour Bridge
Photo credit: AnnalisaRM
- Rhubarb and Demerara
Photo credit: Elenadan
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Video shows what Demerara means. A type of natural, unrefined or partially refined cane sugar, which is light brown in colour. It is particularly appreciated in ...
Scrabble value of D2E1M3E1R1A1R1A1
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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