Jackson

[ US /ˈdʒæksən/ ]
NOUN
  1. 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
  2. English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
  3. a town in western Tennessee
  4. a town in south central Michigan
  5. United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)
  6. capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River
  7. 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)
  8. a town in western Wyoming
  9. United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)
  10. United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)
  11. United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)
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How To Use Jackson In A Sentence

  • And we -- it does extent all the way up toward Jacksonville, all the way down into West Palm Beach, all the way over to Fort Myers, and northward, almost kind of budging into the pan -- the Big Bend area, almost into the Panhandle, but not quite just yet. CNN Transcript Sep 5, 2004
  • Helen Hunt Jackson was a known activist who campaigned for the rights of the Native American Indians.
  • Jackson and Lee continued to preside over the wanton slaughter of men, women and children to defend the rights of freedom for white Virginians while supporting the slavery of black Virginians, among others.
  • Jackson Starfield is possessed of the most rock'n'roll name in town and a nice feral howl to match.
  • There followed seventeen years of sectarian vagabondage: founded in 1830, the sect settled in Kirtland, Ohio, Jackson, Missouri, and Nauvoo, Illinois, reaching Great Salt Lake Valley, Utah, in 1847.
  • Jackson said her boss became increasingly depressed and reverted to smoking heavily.
  • Mr. Robert Jackson (Wantage) (Labour): Will my right honourable friend accept an invitation to visit the Rutherford Appleton laboratory in my constituency to see the new Diamond synchrotron, which is nearing completion there? PRIME SINISTER'S QUESTIONS
  • November, Sony Music issued a track called quell rumours that some of Jackson's vocals on the album were "fake". The Guardian World News
  • Let's not forget Jackson's woeful job on the script.
  • Jackson is being honored posthumously with the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award.
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