Jackson

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Jack·​son | \ ˈjak-sən How to pronounce Jackson (audio) \

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Andrew 1767–1845 American general; 7th president of the U.S. (1829–37)

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Helen (Maria) Hunt 1830–1885 née Fiske American novelist

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Jesse (Louis) 1941–     American clergyman and political activist

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Mahalia 1911–1972 American gospel singer

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Michael (Joseph) 1958–2009 American pop singer, songwriter, and dancer

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Robert H(ough*wout) \ ˈhau̇-​ət How to pronounce Jackson (audio) \ 1892–1954 American jurist

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Thomas Jonathan 1824–1863 Stonewall \ ˈstōn-​ˌwȯl How to pronounce Jackson (audio) \ Jackson American Confederate general

Jackson

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Jack·​son | \ ˈjak-sən How to pronounce Jackson (audio) \

Definition of Jackson (Entry 8 of 8)

1 city in southern Michigan population 33,534

Note: The Republican Party was founded in Jackson in July 1854.

2 city in Mississippi on the Pearl River population 173,514

Note: Jackson is the capital of Mississippi.

3 city in western Tennessee population 65,211

Other Words from Jackson

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Jacksonian \ ˌjak-​ˈsō-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Jackson (audio) \ adjective

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“Jackson.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jackson. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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