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Synonyms for campeachy

spiny shrub or small tree of Central America and West Indies having bipinnate leaves and racemes of small bright yellow flowers and yielding a hard brown or brownish-red heartwood used in preparing a black dye

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Sheridan, "The Rise of a Colonial Gentry: A Case Study of Antigua, 1730-1775," Economic History Review, n.s., 13.3 (1961): 344; Voyage to Guinea, Antego, Bay of Campeachy, Cuba, Barbadoes, &c.
After the war, Laffite established the town "Campeachy" on Galveston Island and proclaimed himself governor.
The soil and atmosphere are extremely dry; along the whole coast, from Campeachy to Cape Catoche, there is not a single stream or spring of fresh water."