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[jef-er-soh-nee-uh n] /ˌdʒɛf ərˈsoʊ ni ən/

pertaining to or advocating the political principles and doctrines of Thomas , especially those stressing minimum control by the central government, the inalienable rights of the individual, and the superiority of an agrarian economy and rural society.
a supporter of Thomas or Jeffersonianism.

1799 (n.), 1800 (adj.), in reference to the politics and policies of U.S. revolutionary and president Thomas Jefferson.


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