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Demerara

(ˌdɛməˈrɛərə; -ˈrɑːrə)
n
1. (Placename) the Demerara a river in Guyana, rising in the central forest area and flowing north to the Atlantic at Georgetown. Length: 346 km (215 miles)
2. (Placename) a former region of what is now Guyana, on the Demerara river

demerara

(ˌdɛməˈrɛərə; -ˈrɑːrə)
n
1. (Plants) brown crystallized cane sugar from the Caribbean and nearby countries
2. (Brewing) a highly flavoured rum used mainly for blending purposes
[C19: named after Demerara, a former region of Guyana]

dem•e•ra•ra

(ˌdɛm əˈrɑr ə, -ˈrɛər ə)

n. (often cap.)
a light brown raw sugar grown in Guyana and used esp. in the country's rum-making industry.
[after the Demerara River]
dem`e•ra′ran, adj.

Dem•e•ra•ra

(ˌdɛm əˈrɑr ə, -ˈrɛər ə)

n.
a river in E Guyana flowing S to N and emptying into the Atlantic Ocean at Georgetown. 215 mi. (346 km) long.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.demerara - a light brown raw cane sugar from Guyana
cane sugar - sucrose obtained from sugar cane
2.Demerara - a river in northern Guyana that flows northward into the Atlantic
British Guiana, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Guyana - a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
3.Demerara - a former Dutch colony in South America; now a part of Guyana
British Guiana, Co-operative Republic of Guyana, Guyana - a republic in northeastern South America; formerly part of the British Empire, but it achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1966
4.demerara - dark rum from Guyana
rum - liquor distilled from fermented molasses
5.demerara - light brown cane sugar; originally from Guyana
brown sugar - unrefined or only partly refined sugar
Translations

demerara

[ˌdeməˈrɛərə] N (also demerara sugar) → azúcar m moreno

demerara (sugar)

demerara

[ˌdɛməˈrɛərə] n (also demerara sugar) → zucchero grezzo di canna
References in classic literature ?
"I wish I was at Demerara," I said, in a hollow voice.
'About getting that customer that we paid the ten shillings in the pound to the bill-discounter for, on your account--to get him out of the Fleet, you know--about getting him to Demerara.'
'It seems to me but yesterday that you went out to Demerara in the Mary Anne,' said Quilp; 'but yesterday, I declare.
There was a judge's daughter at Demerara went almost mad about him; then there was that beautiful quadroon girl, Miss Pye, at St.
The pilot and crew of a tugboat that slammed into the Demerara Harbour Bridge early Monday morning, shifting it out of alignment and forcing its closure, are being questioned by police.
Rub in 175g butter or margarine until it resembles breadcrumbs and then add 110g of demerara sugar.
Sprinkle the demerara sugar over the tops and, using a blowtorch, caramelise the sugar.
Ingredients | 50ml Johnnie Walker Black Label Blended Scotch Whisky (PS19.80, 70cl, Amazon) | 2tsp caramelised onion chutney | 10ml demerara (or brown) sugar syrup | 2 dash black walnut bitters, | 1.25ml distilled vinegar Method In a whisky glass, add the chutney, 25ml Johnnie Walker Black, demerara syrup, then two ice cubes.
This one from Bulleit is a slow sipper entwined with the familiar and delicious taste of the awardwinning whiskey and finished with demerara sugar and lemon.
FLAMING TASTY PUD Vegan Christmas Pudding Ingredients 1tsp mixed spice, 1tsp ground cinnamon, 1/2 tsp sea salt, 75g demerara sugar, 2tbsp treacle, 1 Braeburn apple, grated, 115g vegan spread, 45g breadcrumbs, 95g plain flour, 1/2 tsp baking powder, 100g sultanas, 100g dried mixed peel, 100g chopped dates, 50g dried cherries, 25g crystallised ginger, 120ml rum or brandy, juice of 1 orange, zest and juice of 1 lemon, 1 bay leaf, 1tsp nutmeg.
INGREDIENTS: 350g self-raising flour 1/4tsp salt 50g Trex 150g light soft brown sugar 75g ready-to-eat dried apricots, chopped 50g walnuts, chopped 2 large eggs 240ml milk 1tbsp lemon juice 1 eating apple 1tbsp demerara sugar METHOD 1.