Definitions for Jamestown

Jamestown James·town

Spelling: [jeymz-toun]
IPA: /ˈdʒeɪmzˌtaʊn/

Jamestown is a 9 letter English word.

You can make 494 anagrams from letters in Jamestown (aejmnostw).

Definitions for Jamestown


  1. a village in E Virginia: first permanent English settlement in North America 1607; restored 1957.
  2. a city in SW New York.
  3. a city in central North Dakota.
  4. a seaport in and the capital of St. Helena, in the S Atlantic Ocean.
  5. a British island in the S Atlantic: Napoleon's place of exile 1815–21. 47 sq. mi. (122 sq. km).
  6. a British colony comprising this island, Ascension Island, and the Tristan da Cunha group. 126 sq. mi. (326 sq. km). Capital: Jamestown.

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The crop of men landing at Jamestown were soldiers by trade, and all were accustomed to leadership roles.

Above Jamestown for some 2,000 feet the country is inexpressibly sterile.

After all, Spanish conquistadors arrived in the early 1500s, well before the Jamestown settlers in 1607 or the Pilgrims in 1620.

In 1646 two houses were ordered to be erected at Jamestown as spinning-schools.

Within the first nine months of life in Jamestown, the original 104 ship passengers had dwindled down to 38.

The first slaves were landed at Jamestown, Virginia, in 1619.

Three weeks later, they had settled Jamestown, an unused bit of land the Native Americans had deemed undesirable.

It is certain that wine was made from this species by the English settlers at Jamestown.

In 1611, cannabis was planted in Jamestown, Virginia, by order of the king.

Among the latter is the account of the first meeting of the Assembly at Jamestown in 1619.

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