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[jak-soh-nee-uh n] /dʒækˈsoʊ ni ən/

of or relating to Andrew , his ideas, the period of his presidency, or the political principles or social values associated with him:
Jacksonian democracy.
a follower of Andrew .
of or relating to a person surnamed Jackson, esp Andrew Jackson

1824, of or in the character of U.S. politician Andrew Jackson (1767-1845). The surname is recorded from early 14c., literally “son of a man named Jack.”


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