Definition of Jeffersonian

1. Noun. A follower of Thomas Jefferson or his ideas and principles.

Generic synonyms: Follower



2. Adjective. Relating to or characteristic of Thomas Jefferson or his principles or theories. "Jeffersonian democracy"
Partainyms: Jefferson
Derivative terms: Jefferson

Definition of Jeffersonian

1. a. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson or his policy or political doctrines.

2. a. Pert. to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson (third President of the United States) or his political doctrines, which were those of the Republicanism of his time, as opposed to those of the Federalists.

Definition of Jeffersonian

1. Adjective. Of, or relating to Thomas Jefferson, or his political theories. ¹

2. Noun. A follower of Thomas Jefferson, or an advocate of his political theories. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Jeffersonian

1. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson or his policy or political doctrines. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Jeffersonian

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1. A Student's History of the United States by Edward Channing (1913)
"THE jeffersonian REPUBLICANS, 1801-1812 213. American Ideals. 1800.— Before 1800, the Ameri- Rise of can people seemed to stand still, as if lost in the ..."

2. The Offender and His Relations to Law and Society by Burdette Gibson Lewis (1921)
"jeffersonian Democratic System. In theory and organization the government worked out by Mr. Thomas Mott Osborne at Sing Sing Prison, New York, ..."

3. The Life and Times of Henry Clay by Calvin Calton (1846)
"Mr. Clay a jeffersonian Democrat Democratic and Regal Power of the Constitution.—Influence of Names in Politics.—The Government of the United States a ..."

4. History of the United States by Charles Austin Beard, Mary Ritter Beard (1921)
"CHAPTER IX THE jeffersonian REPUBLICANS IN POWER REPUBLICAN PRINCIPLES AND ... Every act of the jeffersonian party during its early days of power was in ..."

5. The History of Legislative Methods in the Period Before 1825 by Ralph Volney Harlow (1917)
"CHAPTER X THE jeffersonian REGIME When Jefferson was inaugurated in 1801, he might well have observed that a president's worst foes are those of his own ..."

6. The History of Legislative Methods in the Period Before 1825 by Ralph Volney Harlow (1917)
"CHAPTER X THE jeffersonian REGIME When Jefferson was inaugurated in 1801, he might well have observed that a president's worst foes are those of his own ..."

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