One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to Jamaica or its people.‘lush Jamaican locations’‘a Jamaican cop who refuses to play by the rules’
- ‘Toby is an ex-public schoolboy, who lives in Brixton, talks with a Jamaican accent, and wears dreads.’
- ‘As for the characters, they are so obviously Jamaican that no one could fail to realize where they come from.’
- ‘Manley, of Jamaican and British heritage, studied and gained artistic success in England.’
- ‘Many of today's best-known Jamaican artists, including MacFarland and Kayiga, trained there.’
- ‘We don't necessarily market ourselves as Jamaican, although that is sometimes unavoidable and sometimes desirable.’
A native or inhabitant of Jamaica, or a person of Jamaican descent.‘we used to play soccer with the Jamaicans’
- ‘He was one of Garvey's most important contacts when the Jamaican first came to America in 1916.’
- ‘Curiously, although Jamaicans are the largest group, professional dance is dominated by Trinidadians.’
- ‘McGhie was a Jamaican who came to Canada in the late '60s and recorded this one funky soul reggae disc.’
- ‘In 1944, with the granting of a new constitution, Jamaicans gained universal suffrage.’
- ‘Young Jamaicans have been combining the best of U.S. hip-hop and UK dance culture for years.’
- ‘This track served as a folk song to Jamaicans of the time because the story being told was so real to everyday life.’
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