There are 2 definitions of demerara in English:

demerara1

Line breaks: dem|er¦ara
Pronunciation: /ˌdɛməˈrɛːrə
 
, -ˈrɑːrə/

noun

[mass noun]
1 (also demerara sugar) British Light brown cane sugar coming originally and chiefly from Guyana.
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  • Cream together the unsalted butter and demerara sugar until light and fluffy.
  • He suggested toasted oats and hazelnuts, sultanas, raspberries, apple or orange juice, grated apple and a tablespoon of honey or demerara sugar, with natural yoghurt to bind it all.
  • In a separate bowl, mix the butter and demerara sugar together until it resembles breadcrumbs.
2 (also demerara rum) A dark rum fermented from molasses, made in Guyana.
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  • Strain into a highball filled with ice and gently float the Demerara rum over the top - this will give it a strong nose and taste at the first sip.
  • Anyway, today I picked up some Passion fruit juice so I could make the Demerara cocktail.

Origin

mid 19th century: named after the region of Demerara.

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There are 2 definitions of demerara in English:

Demerara2

Line breaks: Dem|er¦ara
Pronunciation: /ˌdɛməˈrɛːrə
 
, -ˈrɑːrə/
1A river of northern Guyana. Rising in the Guiana Highlands, it flows about 320 km (200 miles) northwards to the Atlantic.
2A former Dutch colony in South America, now part of Guyana.

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