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1. glenda jackson, jackson

English film actress who later became a member of British Parliament (born in 1936)

2. jackson, michael jackson, michael joe jackson

United States singer who began singing with his four brothers and later became a highly successful star during the 1980s (born in 1958)

3. jackson, mahalia jackson

United States singer who did much to popularize gospel music (1911-1972)

4. jackson, jesse jackson, jesse louis jackson

United States civil rights leader who led a national campaign against racial discrimination and ran for presidential nomination (born in 1941)

5. helen hunt jackson, helen maria fiske hunt jackson, jackson

United States writer of romantic novels about the unjust treatment of Native Americans (1830-1885)

6. jackson, stonewall jackson, thomas j. jackson, thomas jackson, thomas jonathan jackson

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)

7. andrew jackson, jackson, old hickory

7th president of the US; successfully defended New Orleans from the British in 1815; expanded the power of the presidency (1767-1845)

8. jackson

a town in western Wyoming

9. jackson

a town in western Tennessee

10. capital of mississippi, jackson

capital of the state of Mississippi on the Pearl River

11. jackson

a town in south central Michigan

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


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a city in and state capital of Mississippi, on the Pearl River. Pop: 179 599 (2003 est)
Andrew. 1767–1845, US statesman, general, and lawyer; seventh president of the US (1829–37). He became a national hero after successfully defending New Orleans from the British (1815). During his administration the spoils system was introduced and the national debt was fully paid off
Colin (Ray). born 1967, Welsh athlete: gold medallist in the 110m hurdles at the world championships (1993, 1999), European Championships (1990, 1994, 1998, 2002), and Commonwealth Games (1990, 1994)
Glenda. born 1936, British stage, film, and television actress, and Labour politician. Her films include Women in Love (1969) for which she won an Oscar, The Music Lovers (1970), Sunday Bloody Sunday (1971), and Turtle Diary (1985); member of parliament (1992–2015)
Jesse (Louis). born 1941, US Democrat politician and clergyman; Black campaigner for minority rights
Michael (Joe). 1958–2009, US pop singer, lead vocalist with the Jacksons (originally the Jackson 5) (1969–86). His solo albums include Thriller (1982), Bad (1987), and Invincible (2001)
Peter. born 1961, New Zealand film director, screenwriter, and producer; his films include Heavenly Creatures (1994), The Lord of the Rings trilogy (2001–03), King Kong (2005), and The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012)
Thomas Jonathan, known as Stonewall Jackson. 1824–63, Confederate general in the American Civil War, noted particularly for his command at the first Battle of Bull Run (1861)

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Andrew1767-1845; U.S. general: 7th president of the U.S. (1829-37): also called Old Hickory
Robert H(oughwout)1892-1954; U.S. jurist: associate justice, Supreme Court (1941-54)
Thomas Jonathan1824-63: Confederate general in the Civil War: called Stonewall Jackson
capital of Miss., in the SW part, on the Pearl River: pop. 184,000
city in W Tenn.: pop. 60,000

Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.


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The capital and largest city of Mississippi, in the west-central part of the state. Originally a small trading post, it was chosen as capital in 1821 and named for Andrew Jackson.
American singer and songwriter whose album Thriller (1982) became the all-time best-selling album. Known for his inventive dance moves, Jackson helped to popularize music videos.
American Confederate general who commanded troops at both battles of Bull Run (1861 and 1862) and directed the Shenandoah Valley campaign (1862). He was accidentally killed by his own troops at Chancellorsville (1863).
American singer whose powerful performances and recordings, such as "Move On Up a Little Higher" (1948), did much to popularize gospel music among general audiences.
American baseball player who had a career batting average of .356, batting over .370 four times and .408 in 1911. In 1921 he and seven teammates from the Chicago White Sox were banned from baseball for life for allegedly throwing the 1919 World Series.
American civil rights leader and politician. A Baptist minister, he directed national antidiscrimination efforts (1966-1977) and sought the 1984 and 1988 Democratic presidential nominations.
American writer known for Ramona (1884), a romantic novel concerning the injustices suffered by Native Americans.
The seventh president of the United States (1829-1837), who as an officer in the War of 1812 defeated the British at New Orleans (1815). As president he opposed the Bank of the United States, strengthened federal and presidential powers, and pursued policies that forced thousands of Native Americans to relocate to the western United States.

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