Definitions for jacobeanˌdʒæk əˈbi ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Jac•o•be•anˌdʒæk əˈbi ən(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to James I of England or to his period.

    Category: Western History

  2. of or pertaining to the style of literature and drama produced during the early 17th century.

    Category: Literature

  3. (n.)a writer, statesman, or other personage of the Jacobean period.

    Category: Literature, Western History

Origin of Jacobean:

1750–60; < NL Jacobae(us) of Jacobus (Latinized form of James) + -an1

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jacobean(adj)

    any distinguished personage during the reign of James I

  2. Jacobean(adj)

    of or relating to James I or his reign or times

    "Jacobean writers"


  1. Jacobean(Noun)

    A partisan of James I and of the House of Stuart.

  2. Jacobean(Adjective)

    Relating to a Jacob or James.

  3. Jacobean(Adjective)

    Relating to or characteristic of the reign of James VI and I (of Scotland and England).

  4. Origin: From Jacobaeus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jacobean(adj)

    alt. of Jacobian


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