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JACKSON

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Jackson mean? 

JACKSON (noun)
  The noun JACKSON has 11 senses:

1. English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
2. United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
3. United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)
4. United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)
5. United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)
6. general in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)
7. 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
8. a town in western Wyoming
9. a town in western Tennessee
10. capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River
11. a town in south central Michigan

  Familiarity information: JACKSON used as a noun is familiar.


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JACKSON (noun)


Sense 1Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Glenda Jackson; Jackson

Instance hypernyms:

actress (a female actor)

pol; political leader; politician; politico (a person active in party politics)


Sense 2Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Michael Jackson; Michael Joe Jackson; Jackson

Instance hypernyms:

singer; vocaliser; vocalist; vocalizer (a person who sings)


Sense 3Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Mahalia Jackson; Jackson

Instance hypernyms:

singer; vocaliser; vocalist; vocalizer (a person who sings)


Sense 4Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Jesse Jackson; Jesse Louis Jackson; Jackson

Instance hypernyms:

civil rights activist; civil rights leader; civil rights worker (a leader of the political movement dedicated to securing equal opportunity for members of minority groups)

pol; political leader; politician; politico (a person active in party politics)


Sense 5Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Helen Maria Fiske Hunt Jackson; Helen Hunt Jackson; Jackson

Instance hypernyms:

author; writer (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))


Sense 6Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

General in the Confederate Army during the American Civil War whose troops at the first Battle of Bull Run stood like a stone wall (1824-1863)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Stonewall Jackson; Thomas J. Jackson; Thomas Jackson; Thomas Jonathan Jackson; Jackson

Instance hypernyms:

full general; general (a general officer of the highest rank)


Sense 7Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Old Hickory; Andrew Jackson; Jackson

Instance hypernyms:

full general; general (a general officer of the highest rank)

Chief Executive; President; President of the United States; United States President (the person who holds the office of head of state of the United States government)


Sense 8Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A town in western Wyoming

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

town (an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city)

Holonyms ("Jackson" is a part of...):

Equality State; WY; Wyoming (a state in the western United States; mountainous in the west and north with the Great Plains in the east)


Sense 9Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A town in western Tennessee

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

town (an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city)

Holonyms ("Jackson" is a part of...):

Tennessee; TN; Volunteer State (a state in east central United States)


Sense 10Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Synonyms:

capital of Mississippi; Jackson

Instance hypernyms:

state capital (the capital city of a political subdivision of a country)

Holonyms ("Jackson" is a part of...):

Magnolia State; Mississippi; MS (a state in the Deep South on the gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate States during the American Civil War)


Sense 11Jackson [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A town in south central Michigan

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Instance hypernyms:

town (an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city)

Holonyms ("Jackson" is a part of...):

Great Lakes State; MI; Michigan; Wolverine State (a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region)


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