Joseph, 1829–1905, U.S. actor.
Thomas, 1743–1826, U.S. statesman, diplomat, architect, and author: 3rd president of the U.S. 1801–09.
a river in southwestern Montana, flowing generally northeast to join the Madison and Gallatin rivers to form the Missouri River. 225 miles (362 km) long.
Mount Jefferson, a mountain in northwestern Oregon, in the Cascade Range. 10,497 feet (3,199 meters).
Mount Jefferson, a mountain in northern New Hampshire, in the Presidential Range of the White Mountains. 5,715 feet (1,742 meters).
a male given name.
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How to use Jefferson in a sentence
The election headed to the House of Representatives which might have simply certified Jefferson as president and Burr as VP.
Up in flames went some of the most beautiful furniture in the country, including pieces obtained by Jefferson in Paris and the private possessions of the Madisons.
He created likenesses of presidents George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, including the Jefferson that still stands in the lobby of Richmond’s Jefferson Hotel.Richmond sculptor Edward Valentine created many of the statues that defined Lost Cause mythology. Now his family’s museum is confronting the legacy. | Gregory S. Schneider | January 2, 2021 | Washington Post
Jefferson is up to 675 rushing yards in four games, putting him on pace for a 1,000-yard campaign over a six-game regular season.College football winners and losers: Pac-12 playoff hopes disappear with Oregon’s loss | Patrick Stevens | November 29, 2020 | Washington Post
Disappointed, Peale accepted Jefferson’s decision, or at least told the president as much.When Science Was the Best Show in America - Issue 93: Forerunners | Lee Alan Dugatkin | November 18, 2020 | Nautilus
Thanks to that meddling Franklin and the other editors, Jefferson thought his Declaration had been “mangled.”
To be sure, Jefferson did share the credit, but not in the way such a resolution might be interpreted.
“Give about two [hours] every day to exercise,” Jefferson instructed his young nephew.
Kaimipono Wenger teaches at Thomas Jefferson School of Law in San Diego, California.
And the Constitution, written on goatskin not rice paper, might be as our country was under Jefferson.
Then, if you gentlemen are successful here, and capture Fulton and Jefferson City, our brightest hopes will be fulfilled.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
There were but five hundred men guarding the important post of Jefferson City.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
“Steed”—Jefferson rode on horseback to the Capitol to take his oath of office as President.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
Jefferson Davis disguised himself in the hood, shawl, and dress of his wife in 1865.Assimilative Memory | Marcus Dwight Larrowe (AKA Prof. A. Loisette)
It was at this convention that a written treatise on American rights was prepared for the convention by Thomas Jefferson.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
British Dictionary definitions for Jefferson
Thomas. 1743–1826, US statesman: secretary of state (1790–93); third president (1801–09). He was the chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the chief opponent of the centralizing policies of the Federalists under Hamilton, and effected the Louisiana Purchase (1803)
- Jeffersonian (ˌdʒɛfəˈsəʊnɪən), adjective, noun
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