Madison

[ mad-uh-suhn ]
/ ˈmæd ə sən /

noun

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British Dictionary definitions for Madison (1 of 3)

madison
/ (ˈmædɪsən) /

noun

a type of cycle relay race

Word Origin for madison

C20: from Madison Square Gardens in New York City, early venue for such races

British Dictionary definitions for Madison (2 of 3)

Madison1
/ (ˈmædɪsən) /

noun

a city in the US, in S central Wisconsin, on an isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona: the state capital. Pop: 218 432 (2003 est)

British Dictionary definitions for Madison (3 of 3)

Madison2
/ (ˈmædɪsən) /

noun

James. 1751–1836, US statesman; 4th president of the US (1809–17). He helped to draft the US Constitution and Bill of Rights. His presidency was dominated by the War of 1812
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Cultural definitions for Madison

Madison

Capital of Wisconsin.

notes for Madison

Location of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin.
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