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noun 
  1. An American alcoholic drink containing vodka and pomegranate juice.
  2. (Australian, pejorative) An Englishman, A Briton, A person of British decent.
Etymology: A contraction of pomegranate, rhyming slang for immigrant ("imme-granate"). The older term of Jimmy Grant meaning immigrant became Pommy Grant as the Austrailian sun turned the immigrants skin pomegranate red.Many folk etymology, folk etymologies also exist:
  • A devolution of "Prisoner of His/Her Majesty" or "POHM"
  • An acronym for "Prisoner of Mother England"



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