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ˈmæd ə sənmadi·son

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Madison, James Madison, President Madisonnoun

    4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)

  2. Madison, capital of Wisconsinnoun

    capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin


  1. Madisonnoun

    A form of line dance

  2. Madisonnoun

    The capital city of Wisconsin, USA.

  3. Madisonnoun

    popular since 1984 when it appeared as the name of a mermaid in the film Splash.

  4. madisonnoun

    A two-man track cycling event in which partners take turns to race round the track a number of times, and then must exchange places with a partner by means of a hand sling.

  5. Madisonnoun

    An English matronymic surname from Middle English Madde + -son.

  6. Madisonnoun

    James Madison, a Founding Father and 4th President of the United States.

  7. Madisonnoun

    A locale in the United States; all named for James Madison unless otherwise indicated. The capital city of Wisconsin, United States and the county seat of Dane County. A city in Alabama. A city in Arkansas. A city, the county seat of Madison County, Florida. A city in Georgia. A city in Illinois. A city, the county seat of Jefferson County, Indiana. A city in Kansas. A city, the county seat of Lac qui Parle County, Minnesota; named for Madison, Wisconsin. A city in Mississippi. A city in Missouri. A city, the county seat of Madison County, Nebraska; named for its county, itself for James Madison. A city, the county seat of Lake County, South Dakota; named for Madison, Wisconsin. A city, the county seat of Boone County, West Virginia. A town in Connecticut. A town in Maine. A town in New Hampshire. A town in New York and a village within that town. A town in North Carolina. A town, the county seat of Madison County, Virginia; named for the landowning Madison family, of which James Madison is a descendant. A town in Wisconsin, adjacent to the city of Madison. A borough of New Jersey. A borough of Pennsylvania. A village in Ohio; named for either James Madison or Madison, Connecticut. A census-designated place in Yolo County, California; named for Madison, Wisconsin.

  8. Madisonnoun

    A river in Wyoming and Montana, United States; named for James Madison.

  9. Madisonnoun

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

  10. Madisonnoun

    A female given name transferred from the surname, popular since 1984 when it appeared as the name of a mermaid in the film Splash.

  11. Etymology: Named after Madison Square Garden in New York.


  1. Madison

    Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the county seat of Dane County. As of July 1, 2012, Madison had an estimated population of 240,323, making it the second largest city in Wisconsin, after Milwaukee, and the 81st largest in the United States. The city forms the core of the United States Census Bureau's Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes all of Dane County and neighboring Iowa and Columbia counties. The Madison Metropolitan Statistical Area had a 2010 population of 568,593.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Madison in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Madison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Madison in a Sentence

  1. Madison Police Chief Shon Barnes:

    Madison Police department has and continues to support people being able to speak freely and openly about their beliefs. But Madison Police feel that any acts of violence, including the destruction of property, do not aid in any cause, madison Police have made Madison Police federal partners aware of this incident and are working with them and the Madison Fire Department as Madison Police investigate this arson.

  2. John Fitzgerald Kennedy:

    To exclude from positions of trust and command all those below the age of 44 would have kept Jefferson from writing the Declaration of Independence, Washington from commanding the Continental Army, Madison from fathering the Constitution, Hamilton from serving as secretary of the treasury, Clay from being elected speaker of the House and Christopher Columbus from discovering America.

  3. Bridget Marquardt:

    Hef would be pretty abrasive in the way The Girls said things to Holly Madison, it was very frustrating to live with every day, all of the drama that was going on and the tensions.

  4. Ryan Strome:

    Obviously we have a little bit of an issue at the border. We have more Canadian teams than those other leagues, which is unique but, like, I’m sitting at home at Christmas watching the NBA playing at Madison Square Garden, and it’s like kind of weird to me.

  5. Daniel Humm:

    At times I thought, well, if we're going bankrupt with Eleven Madison Park, maybe that's the end of a chapter, i actually got to the place where I was comfortable with that idea. I mean, you have to.

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    cause to be embarrassed; cause to feel self-conscious
    • A. abash
    • B. abduct
    • C. abhor
    • D. emanate

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