Demerara appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):
- One mat tuber upsets a tragus; a rare medevac at a top spot… at a cave, demerara sugar tastes pure but tame no?
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.
Phrases with Demerara
Demerara was a region in South America in what is now Guyana that was colonised by the Dutch in 1611. The British invaded and captured the area in 1796. 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 ...
Exporters' Encyclopaedia (1921)
Mail Time: The average mail time from New York to Demerara is 14 days. * Parcel Post: The weight limit fot parcels is 11 pounds. Parcels can be registered. Prohibited Articles: Parts of articles subject to customs duty except by permission of ...
The Encyclopedia Americana (1904)
by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines
Chambers's Encyclopaedia (1887)
A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People, with Maps and Numerous Wood Engravings
the Demerara(q. v.), the Berbice ( q. v.), and the Corentyn (q. v.).
the Abany, between the Demerara and the Berbice; and the Canje, which joins the latter immediately before it falls into the ocean.
The British divided Guyana into three counties: Essequibo, Demerara, and Berbice. In 1982, through a process called regionalism, the country was politically divided into ten regions. Most of its eight hundred thousand inhabitants live in the ...
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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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