Jamaica rum


: a heavy-bodied rum made by slow fermentation and marked by a pungent bouquet

Examples of Jamaica rum in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1734, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Jamaica rum was in 1734

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“Jamaica rum.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jamaica%20rum. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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