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1. Accompong (Noun)


Definition

Accompong is a Maroon settlement in St Elizabeth, Jamaica, named after its founder, Accompong, brother of the great Maroon leader Kojo. It is the only Maroon village left on the western side of the island. It was founded in 1739, and traditional ceremonies are held here every 6 January to celebrate the signing of the treaty and the founding of the town.


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posted by anonymous on October 28, 2023


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2. Accompong (Noun)


Definition

Accompong is a historic Maroon village in Jamaica, named after its revered leader Captain Accompong, known for his resistance and autonomy during slavery.


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Enz , Jamdown , Gully , Merika ,



posted by anonymous on July 20, 2023


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3. Accompong


Definition

A historic maroon village located in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica


Example Sentences

Patois: Mi skool deh guh pan a trip to accompang pan chewsday
English: My school is going on a trip to Accompang on Tuesday


Related Words

Enz , Jamdown , Gully , Merika ,



posted by anonymous on April 3, 2014


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