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Jack•son



Pronunciation: ( jak'sun), [key]
n.
1. Andrew (“Old Hickory”), 1767–1845, U.S. general: 7th president of the U.S. 1829–37.
2. Lady Barbara. See Ward, Barbara.
3. Helen Hunt (Helen Maria Fiske), 1830–85, U.S. novelist and poet.
4. Jesse L(ouis), born 1941, U.S. Baptist minister and civil-rights and political activist.
5. Mahalia, 1911–72, U.S. gospel singer.
6. Robert Hough•wout Pronunciation: (hou'ut), [key] 1892–1954, U.S. jurist: associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court 1941–54.
7. Thomas Jonathan (“Stonewall Jackson”), 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War.
8. a city in and the capital of Mississippi, in the central part. 202,895.
9. a city in W Tennessee. 49,131.
10. a city in S Michigan. 39,739.
11. a town in NW Wyoming: resort near Jackson Hole. 4511.
12. a male given name, meaning “son of Jack.”

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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