Jacobean

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adjective Jac·o·be·an \ˌja-kə-ˈbē-ən\

Definition of Jacobean

  1. :  of, relating to, or characteristic of James I of England or his age

Jacobean

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Origin and Etymology of jacobean

New Latin Jacobaeus, from Jacobus James


First Known Use: 1844


JACOBEAN Defined for English Language Learners

Jacobean

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adjective Jac·o·be·an \ˌja-kə-ˈbē-ən\

Definition of Jacobean for English Language Learners

  • : of or relating to James I of England or the time (1603–25) when he was king


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