What is the name of the island Jamaica is on?
Jamaica is on the island of Jamaica, which is part of the Greater Antilles archipelago.
the name was given to the island by the spanish and later translated to english The name Jamaica originated from the Taino name "Xaymaca" meaning "Land of wood and water, or Land of springs". The anglicized version of this name became "Jamaica". (The Spanish called Jamaica "Santiago", they did not give the island the name "Jamaica" nor the name "Xaymaca")
The full name for the country Jamaica, is Jamaica. It is an island country that is located in Caribbean sea.
The full name of this country if Jamaica and it does not have another name. The capitol of this country is Kingston and this island is located in the Caribbean Sea.
It is Cuba.
The Spanish turned the Arawak Indian word for the island "Xaymaca" into "Jamaica". It has been known by that name since about 1500. To pronounce the name of the island in Arawak one would say "ZHAY-ma-ka" .
Jamaica is the third lagest island in the Caribbean sea Jamaica means land of wood and water
It's Jamaica, mon
One proper noun with this sound is the island name Jamaica.
Jamaica is an Island in the Greater Antilles.
By definition, an island won't have borders, therefore since Jamaica is an island there is no other island bordering Jamaica. The countries near to Jamaica however are: Haiti, Cuba, and the Cayman Islands (UK Territory).
Jamaica is an island. It is surrounded by the Caribbean sea
which island is better antigua or Jamaica
No, Jamaica is not the largest island in the world. The world's largest island is Greenland.
Jamaica is an island.
Jamaica is not a continent, it is a country and an island and it is in the Carribbean Sea. Jamaica is not a continent, it is a country and an island and it is in the Carribbean Sea.
West Indian island, from Taino (Arawakan). The Jamaica in New York probably is a Delaware (Algonquian) word meaning "beaver pond" alt. by infl. of the island name. Source: Online Etymology Dictionary For the source and more detailed information concerning this subject, click on the related links section (Online Etymology Dictionary) indicated below. Jamaica in the Caribbean,got its name from the spanish..before Jamaica was jamica,it was xamyca the name given to the island by the taionos,meaning… Read More
The Hispaniola Island is bigger than Jamaica.
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Jamaica is not a forest but an island.
Jamaica is not an isthmus but an island.
Yes. Jamaica is a country and an island.
You can drive to Jamaica, Queens but not the island
Jamaica is a island nation is the Caribbean.
Jamaica is an island nation in the Caribbean.
Jamaica is an island in the Caribbean not a continent.
No. Jamaica is an island.
No, Jamaica is an island.
Jamaica is an island in the Caribbean Sea.
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Jamaica is almost three times as big as Rhode Island.
The island is Cuba. Cuba is located between Florida and Jamaica.
Jamaica is a tropical island and therefore has no deserts.
Jamaica is an island. No countries border it.
Isla De Muerta, Isla Cruces, Tortuga, and Port Royal (Jamaica)
Xaymaca was the original name of the island Jamaica. It is an arawak word which means land of wood and water.
Jamaica is an ISLAND - all that borders it is sea.
Since Jamaica is an island, there are no countries surrounding it.
Jamaica is a small island on the Caribbean sea
no... Jamaica is an island so it is basically not on a coast... it is a coast.
Jamaica is a tropical Island.
No, Jamaica is not part of the Caribbean islands.
Jamaica is an island country in the Caribbean sea.
Cuba is the nearest island.
The official name of Jamaica is simply 'Jamaica'
The official name of Jamaica, is simply 'Jamaica'.
Since Jamaica is an island and there are no landlocked parishes, all 14 parishes of Jamaica have coastlines.
No it is an island.
i want to no if the bahamas is bigger than jamaica
Jamaica is an island surrounded by water no countries border it