Jamestown

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geographical name James·town \ˈjāmz-ˌtau̇n\

Definition of Jamestown

  1. 1 city at the southern end of Chautauqua Lake in southwestern New York population 31,146

  2. 2 ruined village in eastern Virginia southwest of Williamsburg on the James River Jamestown was the first permanent English settlement in America (1607).


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Jamestown

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geographical name James·town \ˈjāmz-ˌtau̇n\

Definition of Jamestown for English Language Learners

  • : ruins in the U.S. of the first permanent English settlement in America, in Virginia


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