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ˈdʒæk sənJack·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jackson, Glenda Jacksonnoun

    English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)

  2. Jackson, Michael Jackson, Michael Joe Jacksonnoun

    United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)

  3. Jackson, Mahalia Jacksonnoun

    United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)

  4. Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jacksonnoun

    United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)

  5. Jackson, Helen Hunt Jackson, Helen Maria Fiske Hunt Jacksonnoun

    United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)

  6. Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Thomas J. Jackson, Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Stonewall Jacksonnoun

    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)

  7. Jackson, Andrew Jackson, Old Hickorynoun

    7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)

  8. Jacksonnoun

    a town in western Wyoming

  9. Jacksonnoun

    a town in western Tennessee

  10. Jackson, capital of Mississippinoun

    capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River

  11. Jacksonnoun

    a town in south central Michigan

Wiktionary

  1. Jacksonnoun

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Jacksonnoun

    Andrew Jackson, President of the United States (1829-1837).

  3. Jacksonnoun

    Michael Jackson, singer and entertainer (1958-2009).

  4. Jacksonnoun

    The capital of Mississippi.

  5. Jacksonnoun

    A 20-dollar banknote

Freebase

  1. Jackson

    Jackson is the capital of the U.S. state of Mississippi. Located south of the Yazoo River, it is considered to be the southern border of the Mississippi Delta. Jackson is the most populous city in Mississippi, and is one of two county seats of Hinds County, with the town of Raymond being the other. The population of the city declined from 184,256 at the 2000 census to 173,514 at the 2010 census. The 2010 census ascribed a population of 539,057 to the five-county Jackson metropolitan area. The current slogan for the city is "Jackson, Mississippi: City with Soul." Jackson is ranked 3rd out of America's 100 largest metro areas for the best "Bang For Your Buck" city according to Forbes magazine. The study measured overall affordability, housing rates, and more. The city is named after Andrew Jackson, who was a general at the time of the naming but later became president of the United States. The city is the anchor of the Metro area. USS Jackson will be the first ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the city.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Jackson

    1, a prosperous manufacturing city (21) in Michigan, U.S.A., on the Grand River, 70 m. W. of Detroit; has various mills, iron-works, breweries, &c., and bituminous coal-mines on its outskirts. 2, A cotton market-town (10), capital of Madison County, Tennessee, on the South Fork of the Forked Deer River, 107 m. SE. of Cairo, Illinois.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Jackson

    The name of a river and several towns of the United States, after General Andrew Jackson, the seventh President.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Jackson' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4410

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jackson in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jackson in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Jackson in a Sentence

  1. Brigitte Kruse:

    Anything related to Michael Jackson is extraordinary, and to have something so incredibly historical as these shoes worn by Michael Jackson when he first did that now famous moonwalk is beyond special, we are so very honored to be able to offer Michael Jackson at auction.

  2. Vera Booker:

    Jimmy Lee Jackson was brought in to Good Samaritan Hospital by ambulance from Marion, Alabama on February the 18th, 1965, at that time he said 'Nurse, I'm hurting so bad. I'm hurting. And I said 'Well just calm down if you can.'.

  3. Marlon Jackson:

    It was going to be the 10-year anniversary, i remember a year ago I was like, This is too appetizing for the media. Theyre going to do something. This is the time when everyone comes out of the woodwork, the same cast, the same characters that have been discredited throughout the years. They have a platform now to talk about Michael Jackson.

  4. Hisashi Iwakuma:

    When he first hit the ball, I thought it was the first hit, and I was like,' Oh, no,' then I saw Jackson raise his glove in the air, and I was like :' Yes !'.

  5. Jennifer Lopez:

    I grew up in the MTV era, i was watching all the way back from Tina Turner, Bruce Springsteen and Madonna and Janet [ Jackson ] and Michael [ Jackson ], all of them. They were my inspirations to get into the music business, to do what I did. Their videos inspired me to do the videos I did. Now, to be 20 years in and here and winning this award, it's just mind blowing.

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