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The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
John Adams

Meaning of "Jefferson" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF JEFFERSON

Jefferson  [ˈdʒɛfəsən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF JEFFERSON

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Jefferson is a noun.
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WHAT DOES JEFFERSON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Jefferson

Jefferson often refers to Thomas Jefferson, the third President of the United States and the principal author of its Declaration of Independence. Jefferson may also refer to...

Definition of Jefferson in the English dictionary

The definition of Jefferson in the dictionary is Thomas. 1743–1826, US statesman: secretary of state ; third president. He was the chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence, the chief opponent of the centralizing policies of the Federalists under Hamilton, and effected the Louisiana Purchase.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH JEFFERSON


Andersen
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Anderson
ˈændəsən
Anderssen
ˈændəsən
Emerson
ˈɛməsən
Ferguson
ˈfɜːɡəsən
Grierson
ˈɡrɪəsən
Henderson
ˈhɛndəsən
Jespersen
ˈjɛspəsən
Paterson
ˈpætəsən
Pearson
ˈpɪəsən
Peterson
ˈpiːtəsən
Sanderson
ˈsændəsən
Saracen
ˈsærəsən
Sargeson
ˈsɑːdʒəsən

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WORDS THAT END LIKE JEFFERSON

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Synonyms and antonyms of Jefferson in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Find out the translation of Jefferson to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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杰弗森
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Jefferson
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Jefferson
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जेफरसन
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جيفرسون
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Джефферсон
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Jefferson
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জেফারসন
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Jefferson
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Jefferson
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Jefferson
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ஜெபர்சன்
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जेफरसन
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Jefferson
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Jefferson
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Jefferson
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Джефферсон
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Jefferson
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Jefferson

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10 QUOTES WITH «JEFFERSON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Jefferson.
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John Adams
The Declaration of Independence I always considered as a theatrical show. Jefferson ran away with all the stage effect of that... and all the glory of it.
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Sharron Angle
People have always said - those words, 'too conservative,' is fairly relative. I'm sure that they probably said that about Thomas Jefferson and George Washington and Benjamin Franklin.
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Matt Blunt
We stand in the shadow of Jefferson who believed that a society founded upon the rule of law and liberty was dependent upon public education and the diffusion of knowledge.
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Julian Castro
I couldn't help but to think back to my classmates at Thomas Jefferson High School in San Antonio. They had the same talent, the same brains, the same dreams as the folks we sat with at Stanford and Harvard. I realized the difference wasn't one of intelligence or drive. The difference was opportunity.
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Herbert Croly
The adoption by Jefferson and the Republicans of the political structure of their opponents is of an importance hardly inferior to that of the adoption of the Constitution by the states.
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Herbert Croly
When Jefferson and the Republicans rallied to the Union and to the existing Federalist organization, the fabric of traditional American democracy was almost completely woven.
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Caleb Cushing
Men of Virginia, countrymen of Washington, of Patrick Henry, of Jefferson, and of Madison, will ye be true to your constitutional faith?
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Adam Davidson
Hating Wall Street is an American tradition that dates back even to the days when Thomas Jefferson cursed that money lover Alexander Hamilton. And for centuries, the complaints about it have largely stayed the same: 'It does nothing! It creates chaos! It's a parasite that sucks hardworking Americans dry!'
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Diane Mott Davidson
After I outlined 'Catering to Nobody,' I went and worked for a caterer. And the other thing I had to do was to talk to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department about how they investigated a crime.
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John Dykstra
I had done a lot of rock 'n' roll photography when I was in college. I was one of many photographers who worked for The Doors, Jefferson Airplane, and all of these rock 'n' roll bands.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «JEFFERSON»

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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The New York Times Book Review • The Washington Post • Entertainment Weekly • The Seattle Times • St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Bloomberg Businessweek In this magnificent biography, the ...
Jon Meacham, 2012
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Presents a portrait of the third president that considers his early life, role as a Founding Father, and considerable achievements as a master politician.
Jon Meacham, 2013
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Thomas Jefferson: The Art of Power
Presents a portrait of the third president that considers his early life, role as a Founding Father, and considerable achievements as a master politician.
Jon Meacham, 2012
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The Jefferson Lies: Exposing the Myths You've Always ...
"Thomas Jefferson stands falsely accused of several crimes, among them infidelity and disbelief. Noted historian David Barton now sets the record straight.
David Barton, 2012
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Thomas Jefferson: The Revolution of Ideas
Discusses the private life and public career of the fifth president of the United States and author of the Declaration of Independence.
R. B. Bernstein, 2004
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Jefferson's Empire: The Language of American Nationhood
Peter S. Onuf's new book traces Jefferson's vision of theAmerican future to its roots in his idealized notions of nationhood and empire.Onuf's unsettling recognition that Jefferson's famed egalitarianism was elaboratedin an imperial context ...
Peter S. Onuf, 2000
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Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings: An American Controversy
Presents first-hand accounts, memoirs, letters, and recent DNA evidence that points to Thomas Jefferson's thirty-eight-year affair with his slave Sally Hemings, and refutes claims to the contrary.
Midori Takagi, Annette Gordon-Reed, 1999
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Jefferson: Political Writings
The key writings of the author of the Declaration of Independence are presented in a clear and accessible format.
Thomas Jefferson, Joyce Appleby, Terence Ball, 1999
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Negro President: Jefferson and the Slave Power
Offers a provocative look at the presidency of Thomas Jefferson, discussing the relationship between his administation's decisions and the power of the slave states, as well as the opposition of Timothy Pickering.
Garry Wills, 2005
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Thomas Jefferson and the New Nation: A Biography
As Peterson explores the dominant themes guiding Jefferson's career--democracy, nationality, and enlightenment--and Jefferson's powerful role in shaping America, he simultaneously tells the story of nation coming into being.
Merrill D. Peterson, 1970

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «JEFFERSON»

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The shaggy spot where Jefferson drafted the Declaration - Philly.com
The home where Jefferson rented rooms in 1776 was torn down in 1883, to make way for a bank. The reproduction was built in 1975 amid a ... «Philly.com, Jul 15»
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Jefferson Highway Association celebrates 100 years in 2015 …
The Jefferson Highway was the first international highway to traverse the North American continent from north to south. It runs from Winnipeg to ... «Wadena Pioneer Journal, Jul 15»
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UT-Austin bombarded with requests for bequest regarding Jefferson
The University of Texas at Austin is weighing the future of a controversial statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis on campus. «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
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USC freshmen preview: Noah Jefferson will compete on the …
High school: Jefferson played on the defensive line and at tight end at Liberty High. He made 35 tackles, including 6 1/2 sacks, during the 2014 ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
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Prep report: North Scott stuns third-ranked Jefferson - Quad-City Times
NORTH SCOTT 11, CEDAR RAPIDS JEFFERSON 8: Propelled by an eight-run second inning, North Scott stunned third-ranked Cedar Rapids ... «Quad City Times, Jul 15»
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Compare ACT scores at Jefferson Parish public high schools | NOLA …
ACT scores in Jefferson Parish were largely flat this year, with public school students again scoring an average 18.9 on the 36-point scale. «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
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Watertown Daily Times | Children of all ages compete at Jefferson
The steps were simple Friday for entrants in the ice cream-eating competition at the Jefferson County Fair. “Stuff as much as you can in your ... «WatertownDailyTimes.com, Jul 15»
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Mississippi men charged with rape, human trafficking in Jefferson
Two Mississippi men have been indicted on rape and human trafficking charges after forcing a Florida woman into prostitution in Jefferson ... «NOLA.com, Jul 15»
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College softball: General Brown's Monroe named Jefferson CC coach
WATERTOWN — Former high school and college standout Chelsea Monroe has been named Jefferson Community College softball coach for ... «WatertownDailyTimes.com, Jul 15»
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Jefferson County teacher returns to witness stand in his defense …
Jefferson County teacher returns to witness stand in his defense ... —A Jefferson County teacher accused of rape returned to the witness stand ... «WLKY Louisville, Jul 15»

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