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Definition of Jamestown

Babylon English Dictionary

first successful English settlement in North America (established in Virginia in 1607); name of a number of cities in the U.S.
Jamestown Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a former village on the James River in Virginia north of Norfolk; site of the first permanent English settlement in America in 1607
(hypernym) village, hamlet
(part-holonym) Virginia, Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA
Jamestown Definition from Government Dictionaries & Glossaries
Australian Post Codes
Locality : JAMESTOWN
State: SA
UK Post Codes and Counties
County:  Dumfries and Galloway
Post Code: DG13
US Zip Codes
State: RHODE ISLAND
City: JAMESTOWN
State: NEW YORK
City: JAMESTOWN
State: NORTH CAROLINA
City: JAMESTOWN
State: TENNESSEE
City: JAMESTOWN
State: KENTUCKY
City: JAMESTOWN
State: OHIO
City: JAMESTOWN
State: INDIANA
City: JAMESTOWN
State: MISSOURI
City: JAMESTOWN
State: KANSAS
City: JAMESTOWN
State: LOUISIANA
City: JAMESTOWN
State: COLORADO
City: JAMESTOWN
State: CALIFORNIA
City: JAMESTOWN
Australian GPS + Postcode Town Index
SA -33.20631 138.60306 5491
International Relations and Security Acronyms
Korean War defensive line to be established by Operation COMMANDO
Jamestown Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
CIA World Factbook 2005
Country name:
conventional long form: none
conventional short form: Saint Helena
Dependency status:
overseas territory of the UK
Government type:
NA
Capital:
Jamestown
Administrative divisions:
1 administrative area and 2 dependencies*; Ascension*, Saint Helena, Tristan da Cunha*
Independence:
none (overseas territory of the UK)
National holiday:
Birthday of Queen ELIZABETH II, second Saturday in June (1926)
Constitution:
1 January 1989
Legal system:
NA
Suffrage:
NA years of age
Executive branch:
chief of state: Queen ELIZABETH II (since 6 February 1952)
head of government: Governor and Commander in Chief Michael CLANCY (since 15 October 2004)
cabinet: Executive Council consists of the governor, two ex officio officers, and six elected members of the Legislative Council
elections: none; the monarch is hereditary; governor is appointed by the monarch
Legislative branch:
unicameral Legislative Council (16 seats, including the speaker, 3 ex officio and 12 elected members; members are elected by popular vote to serve four-year terms)
elections: last held 27 June 2001 (next to be held June 2005)
election results: percent of vote - NA%; seats - independents 15
Judicial branch:
Supreme Court; Magistrate's Court; Small Debts Court; Juvenile Court
Political parties and leaders:
none
Political pressure groups and leaders:
none
International organization participation:
ICFTU, UPU
Diplomatic representation in the US:
none (overseas territory of the UK)
Diplomatic representation from the US:
none (overseas territory of the UK)
Flag description:
blue with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the Saint Helenian shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield features a rocky coastline and three-masted sailing ship

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  • The World Factbook 2005, by the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
    World Ports Directory
    St. Helena Island
    Jamestown Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
    Wikipedia English - The Free Encyclopedia
    Jamestown may refer to:


    Places
    Australia
    • Jamestown, South Australia

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