Jefferson

biographical name
Jef·​fer·​son | \ ˈje-fər-sən How to pronounce Jefferson (audio) \

Definition of Jefferson

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Thomas 1743–1826 3rd president of the U.S. (1801–09)

Jefferson

geographical name
Jef·​fer·​son | \ ˈje-fər-sən How to pronounce Jefferson (audio) \

Definition of Jefferson (Entry 2 of 2)

river over 200 miles (321 kilometers) long in southwestern Montana — see three forks

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Jeffersonian \ ˌje-​fər-​ˈsō-​nē-​ən How to pronounce Jeffersonian (audio) , -​nyən \ adjective

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“Jefferson.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Thomas%20Jefferson. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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