Pronunciation: ( jāmz'toun"),[key] —n. 1. a village in E Virginia: first permanent English settlement in North America 1607; restored 1957.
2. a city in SW New York. 35,775.
3. a city in central North Dakota. 16,280.
4. a seaport in and the capital of St. Helena, in the S Atlantic Ocean. 1475.