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Of or relating to Andrew Jackson, his concepts of popular government, or his presidency.

Jack·so′ni·an n.
Jack·so′ni·an·ism n.


(Historical Terms) of or relating to a person surnamed Jackson, esp Andrew Jackson


(dʒækˈsoʊ ni ən)

1. of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his ideas, political principles, etc.
2. a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas.
[1815–25, Amer.]
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Noun1.Jacksonian - a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
Adj.1.Jacksonian - of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy
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