Definition of Madison

1. Noun. 4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836).

2. Noun. Capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin.
Exact synonyms: Capital Of Wisconsin
Terms within: University Of Wisconsin
Generic synonyms: State Capital
Group relationships: Badger State, Wi, Wisconsin

Definition of Madison

1. Proper noun. The capital city of Wisconsin, USA. ¹

2. Proper noun. (surname from=given names) ¹

3. Proper noun. (surnames male given name), transferred from the surname. ¹

4. Proper noun. (surnames female given name) popular since 1984 when it appeared as the name of a mermaid in the film ''Splash''. ¹

5. Noun. A form of line dance ¹

6. Noun. (alternative spelling of madison) ¹

7. Noun. (cycling) A two-man track cycling event in which partners take turns to race round the track a number of times, and then must exchange places with a partner by means of a hand sling. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Madison

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Madelung's disease
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Madhya Pradesh
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Madia sativa
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Madidi titi monkeys
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Madlener operation
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Madonna lily

Literary usage of Madison

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1. The National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans: With Biographical by James Herring, James Barton Longacre (1854)
"The house of his parents, James madison and Nelly Conway, was in Orange county, where he resided through life. In his father's lifetime it was a plain brick ..."

2. Library of Southern Literature by John Calvin Metcalf (1909)
"madison profited by the best educational advantages that the colonies had ... Young madison himself entered Princeton, then the only American college that ..."

3. Annual Report by New Jersey Civil Service Commission (1908)
"It alleged that on the madison avenue line of said company the service ... That the average number of south bound cars operated on the madison avenue line, ..."

4. The Correspondence of the Right Honourable Sir John Sinclair, Bart.: With by Sir John Sinclair (1831)
"I had not the pleasure of a personal acquaintance with Mr madison ; but from the ... Mr madison afterwards transmitted to me a very able communication on ..."

5. Dames and Daughters of the Young Republic by Geraldine Brooks (1901)
"T. DOROTHEA PAYNE madison, BETTER KNOWN AS "DOLLY madison," WIFE OF JAMES ... The years when Mrs. madison held sway in the society of the capital will ever ..."

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