the goal of the Democratic Party under the leadership of President Lyndon B. Johnson, chiefly to enact domestic programs to improve education, provide medical care for the aged, and eliminate poverty.
The name President Lyndon Johnson gave to his aims in domestic policy. The programs of the Great Society had several goals, including clean air and water, expanded educational opportunities, and the lessening of poverty and disease in the United States. (See War on Poverty.)
noun 1. according to a system of classification that originated in Russia, any of several broad groups of soils with common characteristics usually associated with particular climates and vegetation types.
- Great something in the sky
noun phrase Heaven; God; the ultimate authority: Senator Levin will be in the Great Committee Room in the Sky before Congress revisits the lobbyist mess/ We’ll leave this play to that Great Critic in the Sky (1970s+)
noun 1. an Atlantic Ocean inlet, between the S shore of Long Island and Fire Island and other barrier islands. 45 miles (72 km) long.
noun 1. the chief deity in the religion of many North American Indian tribes.