Pronunciation: ( jak"u-bē'un), [key]
1. of or pertaining to James I of England or to his period.
2. noting or pertaining to the style of architecture and furnishings prevailing in England in the first half of the 17th century, continuing the Elizabethan style with a gradual introduction of Italian models in architecture and increased elaboration of forms and motifs in furnishings.
3. of or pertaining to the style of literature and drama produced during the early 17th century.
a writer, statesman, or other personage of the Jacobean period.
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