Jacobean

adjective
Jac·​o·​be·​an | \ ˌja-kə-ˈbē-ən How to pronounce Jacobean (audio) \

Definition of Jacobean

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

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Jacobean noun

First Known Use of Jacobean

1844, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Jacobean

New Latin Jacobaeus, from Jacobus James

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“Jacobean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jacobean. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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Jacobean

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of Jacobean

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

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