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JACOBEAN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Jacobean mean? 

JACOBEAN (noun)
  The noun JACOBEAN has 1 sense:

1. any distinguished personage during the reign of James I

  Familiarity information: JACOBEAN used as a noun is very rare.


JACOBEAN (adjective)
  The adjective JACOBEAN has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to James I or his reign or times

  Familiarity information: JACOBEAN used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JACOBEAN (noun)


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Meaning:

Any distinguished personage during the reign of James I

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("Jacobean" is a kind of...):

Englishman (a man who is a native or inhabitant of England)


JACOBEAN (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to James I or his reign or times

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Context example:

Jacobean writers

Pertainym:

James I (the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625))


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