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Noun: Jackson  jak-sun
  1. A town in western Tennessee
  2. United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)
    - Helen Hunt Jackson, Helen Maria Fiske Hunt Jackson
  3. A town in western Wyoming
  4. United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)
    - Mahalia Jackson
  5. Capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River
    - capital of Mississippi
  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)
    - Thomas Jackson, Thomas J. Jackson, Thomas Jonathan Jackson, Stonewall Jackson
  7. United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (1958-2009)
    - Michael Jackson, Michael Joe Jackson
  8. English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)
    - Glenda Jackson
  9. 7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)
    - Andrew Jackson, Old Hickory
  10. United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)
    - Jesse Jackson, Jesse Louis Jackson
  11. A town in south central Michigan

Derived forms: Jacksons

Type of: actress, author, Chief Executive, civil rights activist, civil rights leader, civil rights worker, full general, general, pol [N. Amer, informal], political leader, politician, politico [informal], pollie [Austral, informal], polly [Austral, informal], POTUS [US, informal], President, President of the United States, singer, state capital, town, United States President, vocaliser [Brit], vocalist, vocalizer, writer

Part of: Equality State, Great Lakes State, Magnolia State, MI, Mich., Michigan, Miss., Mississippi, MS, Tenn., Tennessee, TN, Volunteer State, Wolverine State, WY, Wyo., Wyoming

Encyclopedia: Jackson, Ontario