Definition of Jackson
1. Noun. English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936).
Generic synonyms: Actress, Pol, Political Leader, Politician, Politico
2. Noun. United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958).
Generic synonyms: Singer, Vocaliser, Vocalist, Vocalizer
3. Noun. United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972).
4. Noun. United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941).
Generic synonyms: Civil Rights Activist, Civil Rights Leader, Civil Rights Worker, Pol, Political Leader, Politician, Politico
5. Noun. United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885).
6. Noun. General in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General
7. Noun. 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845).
Generic synonyms: Full General, General, Chief Executive, President, President Of The United States, United States President
Derivative terms: Jacksonian
8. Noun. A town in western Wyoming.
9. Noun. A town in western Tennessee.
10. Noun. Capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River.
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Magnolia State, Mississippi, Ms
11. Noun. A town in south central Michigan.
Definition of Jackson
1. Proper noun. (surname British patronymic from=given names) ¹
2. Proper noun. (surnames male given name) transferred from the surname. ¹
3. Proper noun. Andrew Jackson, President of the United States (1829-1837). ¹
4. Proper noun. Michael Jackson, singer and entertainer (1958-2009). ¹
5. Proper noun. The capital of Mississippi. ¹
6. Proper noun. (US) A w:United States twenty-dollar bill 20-dollar banknote ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Lexicographical Neighbors of Jackson
Literary usage of Jackson
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by Anna Lorraine Guthrie, Marion A. Knight, H.W. Wilson Company, Estella E. Painter (1920)
"See Foakes- jackson, Frederick John jackson, George Gossip about ck-rical biography. ... D 21 '16 jackson, Joseph Foe's signature to The raven. ..."
2. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1892)
"jackson married in 1838 Mary Anne Frith, daughter of Henry Browell of Kentish Town ... About 17:26 jackson went to Paris, where he was employed on engraving ..."
3. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1913)
"Memories of my warrior husband, Stonewall jackson, pors. ... jackson, RC Taking moving pictures under the sea. Tech. World. 20: 384-5. N. '13. ..."
4. A History of the United States by Edward Channing (1921)
"ANDREW jackson of Tennessee was inaugurated President of the United States on March ... This variety of opinion was more than usually marked as to jackson. ..."
5. Personal Memoirs of U.S. Grant by Ulysses Simpson Grant (1885)
"I decided at once to turn the whole column towards jackson and capture that ... A force was also collecting on my right, at jackson, the point where all the ..."