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Jamestown

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Literature.

Capital of Virginia (1607–98), situated on what is now an island but was formerly a peninsula in the James River, about 40 miles above Norfolk. The first permanent English settlement within...

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Jamestown

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Literature.

Capital of Virginia (1607–98), situated on what is now an island but was formerly a peninsula in the James River, about 40 miles above Norfolk. The first permanent English settlement within...

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Jamestown

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

‘James's town’. Original name Dumhead, called Jamestown when accommodation was needed for those employed at the Levenbank Works.

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Jamestown

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 101 words.

brown, Browne, clown, crown, down, downtown, drown, frown, gown, low-down, noun, renown, run-down, town, upside-down, uptown • crackdown

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Jamestown

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 97 words.

brown, Browne, clown, crown, down, downtown, drown, frown, gown, low-down, noun, renown, run-down, town, upside-down, uptown • crackdown

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Jamestown

James D. Hart.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1986; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 287 words.

capital of Virginia (1607–98), situated on what is now an island but was formerly a peninsula in the

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Jamestown

James D. Hart and Phillip W. Leininger.

in The Oxford Companion to American Literature

January 1995; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (American). 287 words.

capital of Virginia (1607–98), situated on what is now an island but was formerly a peninsula in the

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Jamestown.

Thomas E. Davidson.

in The Oxford Companion to United States History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: United States History. 275 words.

The first permanent English settlement on the North American continent, established in 1607 along the James River in southeastern Virginia,

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<span class="smallCaps">Jamestown</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of American Social History

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History. 635 words.

The first permanent English settlement on the North American continent was established in 1607 up the James River in southeastern

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<span class="smallCaps">Jamestown</span>

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Cookery, Food, and Drink. 1368 words.

In 1606, Englishmen in London chartered the London Virginia Company, which sponsored the founding of Jamestown. In April 1607

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Jamestown

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 55 words.

First successful English settlement in America. It was established in 1607 on the James River, Virginia. On the verge of

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