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Jef·fer·so·ni·an

 (jĕf′ər-sō′nē-ən)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characteristic of Thomas Jefferson or his political attitudes and theories.
n.
A follower of Thomas Jefferson or a proponent of his politics.

Jef′fer·so′ni·an·ism n.

Jef•fer•so•ni•an

(ˌdʒɛf ərˈsoʊ ni ən)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to Thomas Jefferson or his political principles.
n.
2. a supporter of Thomas Jefferson or his principles.
[1790–1800]
Jef`fer•so′ni•an•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Jeffersonian - a follower of Thomas Jefferson or his ideas and principles
follower - a person who accepts the leadership of another
Adj.1.Jeffersonian - relating to or characteristic of Thomas Jefferson or his principles or theories; "Jeffersonian democracy"
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