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Definitions for Jackson
ˈdʒæk sənJack·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jackson, Glenda Jackson(noun)

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

  2. Jackson, Michael Jackson, Michael Joe Jackson(noun)

    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 Jackson(noun)

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

  4. Jackson, Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson(noun)

    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 Jackson(noun)

    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 Jackson(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)

  7. Jackson, Andrew Jackson, Old Hickory(noun)

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

  8. Jackson(noun)

    a town in western Wyoming

  9. Jackson(noun)

    a town in western Tennessee

  10. Jackson, capital of Mississippi(noun)

    capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River

  11. Jackson(noun)

    a town in south central Michigan

Wiktionary

  1. Jackson(ProperNoun)

    transferred from the surname.

  2. Jackson(ProperNoun)

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

  3. Jackson(ProperNoun)

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

  4. Jackson(ProperNoun)

    The capital of Mississippi.

  5. Jackson(ProperNoun)

    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

How to pronounce Jackson?

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How to say Jackson in sign language?

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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. President Andrew Jackson:

    For our government to hold Andrew Jackson up to some reverence today, given our nation's better appreciation of American history today than generations ago, is very troubling, for the Cherokee people, Andrew Jackson represents the period of Indian removal.

  2. Secretary Ray Mabus:

    As we welcome USS Jackson to the fleet, we are reminded of the importance of the partnership between our Navy and our nation's shipbuilding industry, we also celebrate the lasting bond this ship will share with the great people of Jackson, Mississippi, as it sails the globe, providing a presence that only our Navy and Marine Corps can maintain.

  3. Michael Jackson:

    Her testimony was very important, because you actually had somebody that talked to him before he died and was able to tell the story about what actually happened and she said Jimmie Lee Jackson told her he didn't know why the trooper shot him because he was just protecting his grandfather and mother, it was kind of the final piece of the puzzle to bring it to the grand jury.

  4. Chief Executive Darren Julien:

    Like Marilyn Monroe and Michael Jackson would always be remembered, Kobe was young, vibrant because he did not age.

  5. 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.'.

Images & Illustrations of Jackson

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