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Meaning of Jamestown

James•town

Pronunciation: ( jāmz'toun"), [key]
— n.
  1. a village in E Virginia: first permanent English settlement in North America 1607; restored 1957.
  2. a city in SW New York. 35,775.
  3. a city in central North Dakota. 16,280.
  4. a seaport in and the capital of St. Helena, in the S Atlantic Ocean. 1475.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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