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Meaning of demerara

dem•e•ra•ra

Pronunciation: (dem"u-rär'u, -râr'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a light brown raw sugar grown in Guyana and used esp. in the country's rum-making industry.

Dem•e•ra•ra

Pronunciation: (dem"u-rär'u, -râr'u), [key]
— n.
  1. a river in E Guyana flowing S to N and emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at Georgetown. 215 mi. (346 km) long.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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