Definitions starting with Y

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[probably from Lucayan; possibly by confusion with YUMEY]   n., Obs. former name of Long Island: 1635 Yumeta (Atlas Novus). 1782 Yumeta (or Long Island) (Bruce 45).

Tags: geography, island, Lucayan, noun

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Last update: 2010-11-09 01:45
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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