Definition of Jeffersonian
- … in an essay on Jefferson and Jeffersonian science, Holton exposes a fresh facet of this remarkable personality: Jefferson formulated the nation's first science policy.
- —Daniel Kleppner
- Jeffersonian democracy
- Jeffersonian principles
- Fundamentally, they sought to foster the Jeffersonian concept of an agrarian society, harkening back to the belief that a strong central government was the enemy of individual liberty, a tyranny to be feared.
- —Mary Beth Norton et al.
Jeffersoniannoun, plural Jeffersonians
- Rhetorically he was a Jeffersonian; actually he was a Hamiltonian, asserting implied powers sufficient for his "American System."
- —George F. Will