a village in E Virginia: first permanent English settlement in North America 1607; restored 1957.
a city in SW New York.
a city in central North Dakota.
a seaport in and the capital of St. Helena, in the S Atlantic Ocean.
[huh-lee-nuh] /həˈli nə/
a British island in the S Atlantic: Napoleon’s place of exile 1815–21. 47 sq. mi. (122 sq. km).
a British colony comprising this island, Ascension Island, and the Tristan da Cunha group. 126 sq. mi. (326 sq. km).
a ruined village in E Virginia, on Jamestown Island (a peninsula in the James River): the first permanent settlement by the English in America (1607); capital of Virginia (1607–98); abandoned in 1699
The first permanent English settlement in North America, founded in 1607 in Virginia. Jamestown was named for King James I of England. It was destroyed later in the seventeenth century in an uprising of Virginians against the governor.
- James usher
[uhsh-er] /ˈʌʃ ər/ noun 1. James, . [uhsh-er] /ˈʌʃ ər/ noun 1. James, 1581–1656, Irish prelate and scholar. /ˈʌʃə/ noun 1. an official who shows people to their seats, as in a church or theatre 2. a person who acts as doorkeeper, esp in a court of law 3. (in England) a minor official charged […]
- James v
noun 1. 1512–42, king of Scotland (1513–42), son of James IV
- James VI
noun 1. . noun 1. title as king of Scotland of James I of England and Ireland See James I
- James vii
noun 1. title as king of Scotland of James II of England and Ireland See James II