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Jackson

Definitions of Jackson
  1. noun
    7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
    synonyms: Andrew Jackson, Old Hickory
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    full general, general
    a general officer of the highest rank
    Chief Executive, President, President of the United States, United States President
    the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government
  2. 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)
    synonyms: Stonewall Jackson, Thomas J. Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Thomas Jonathan Jackson
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    full general, general
    a general officer of the highest rank
  3. noun
    United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)
    synonyms: Helen Hunt Jackson, Helen Maria Fiske Hunt Jackson
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    author, writer
    writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
  4. noun
    United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)
    synonyms: Mahalia Jackson
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    singer, vocaliser, vocalist, vocalizer
    a person who sings
  5. noun
    English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    synonyms: Glenda Jackson
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    actress
    a female actor
    pol, political leader, politician, politico
    a person active in party politics
  6. noun
    United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)
    synonyms: Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson
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    civil rights activist, civil rights leader, civil rights worker
    a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups
    pol, political leader, politician, politico
    a person active in party politics
  7. noun
    United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
  8. noun
    capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River
    synonyms: capital of Mississippi
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    state capital
    the capital city of a political subdivision of a country
  9. noun
    a town in south central Michigan
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    town
    an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
  10. noun
    a town in western Tennessee
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    town
    an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
  11. noun
    a town in western Wyoming
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    town
    an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
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