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Jackson Day

noun Jack·son Day \ˈjak-sən-\

Definition of JACKSON DAY

:  January 8 celebrated as a legal holiday in Louisiana to commemorate the successful defense of New Orleans in 1815

Origin of JACKSON DAY

Andrew Jackson; from his defense of New Orleans
First Known Use: 1885

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