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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jones, Casey Jones, John Luther Jones(noun)

    United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)


  1. Casey Jones

    Jonathan Luther "John" "Casey" Jones was an American railroad engineer from Jackson, Tennessee, who worked for the Illinois Central Railroad. As a boy, he lived near Cayce, Kentucky, where he acquired the nickname of "Cayce," which he chose to spell as "Casey." On April 30, 1900, he alone was killed when his passenger train, the Cannonball Express, collided with a stalled freight train at Vaughan, Mississippi, on a foggy and rainy night. His dramatic death, trying to stop his train and save lives, made him a hero; he was immortalized in a popular ballad sung by his friend Wallace Saunders, an African-American engine wiper for the IC.

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  1. casey jones

    Song lyrics by casey jones -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by casey jones on the Lyrics.com website.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of casey jones in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of casey jones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Hays ':

    I’ve been praying a lot, it ’ll be a bit of a challenge, but everybody’s in tune that we do need to be aware. Now, we do n’t want that to mar anybody’s great time, and the only real requirement that we have if you come to Casey Jones Distillery is that you keep your sense of humor.

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