Definition of James polk

1. Noun. 11th President of the United States; his expansionism led to the Mexican War and the annexation of California and much of the southwest (1795-1849).




Lexicographical Neighbors of James Polk

James Madison
James Maitland Stewart
James Marshall Hendrix
James Mason
James Matthew Barrie
James McKeen Cattell
James Meredith
James Merritt Ives
James Michener
James Mill
James Monroe
James Murray
James Naismith
James Neville Mason
James Parkinson
James Polk
James Prescott Joule
James Riddle Hoffa
James River
James Scott Connors
James Thomas Farrell
James Thomas Harris
James Thurber
James Tobin
James Usher
James Ussher
James Watson
James Watt
James Whitcomb Riley
James William Fulbright

Literary usage of James polk

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Diary of James K. Polk During His Presidency, 1845 to 1849by James Knox Polk, Milo Milton Quaife by James Knox Polk, Milo Milton Quaife (1910)
""This work forms volumes VI-IX of the Chicago Historical Society's Collection"--T.p. verso."

2. Old Kent: The Eastern Shore of Maryland ; Notes Illustrative of the Most by George Adolphus Hanson (1876)
"james polk, son of Col. James and Mrs. Anne Maria Stuart Polk, m. 1844, Annie Maddox, and had child., viz., Anne Maria,— Catharine Maddox,—James,—William, ..."

3. A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents by United States President (1897)
"... of State and the minister of the United States at Paris since the recent change in the Government of France. " JAMES ] POLK To the Senate of the United ..."

4. Reports of Cases Decided in the High Court of Chancery of Maryland. [1811-1832] by Maryland High Court of Chancery, Theodorick Bland (1836)
"An order was passed during the present term, to wit, on the 25th of January, 1821, for a hearing of the objections filed by james polk at March term next on ..."

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