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rum

(rŭm),
A spirit distilled from the fermented juice of sugar cane.

rum

a spirit distilled from fermented products of sugar cane, including molasses. It may contain up to 60% of ethyl alcohol by volume.

rum

[origin obscure]
1. An alcoholic beverage prepared from fermented sugar cane juice.
2. Colloquially, any alcoholic beverage.
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Tras este vem Noronha, cujo auspicyo De Dio os Rumes feros afugenta; Dio, que o peito e belico exercycio Da Anto nio da Silveira bem sustente.
It was Memleket-i Rum in the Ottoman Empire; it had been Rum for centuries from the point of view of Egypt and other Islamic states; and it was Rumes for the Estado da India and Portugal.
deue de mandar com muyto presteza navyos e gemte, porque se hos Rumes tomarem Bacora rrezao he que esteja esta Cortalleza muy percebida' quoted from L.