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Jef·fer·son(jĕf′ər-sən), Lemon Known as "Blind Lemon." 1893-1929.
American musician whose recordings in the 1920s helped to popularize the blues.
A peak, 3,199 m (10,497 ft) high, in the Cascade Range of northwest Oregon southeast of Portland.
Jefferson, Thomas 1743-1826.
The third president of the United States (1801-1809). A member of the Continental Congress, he drafted the Declaration of Independence (1776). His presidency was marked by the purchase of the Louisiana Territory from France (1803) and the Tripolitan War (1801-1805). A political philosopher, educator, and architect, Jefferson designed his own estate, Monticello, and buildings for the University of Virginia.
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(Biography) Thomas. 1743–1826, US statesman: secretary of state (1790–93); third president (1801–09). He was the chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence (1776), the chief opponent of the centralizing policies of the Federalists under Hamilton, and effected the Louisiana Purchase (1803)
Jeffersonian adj, n
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Jef•fer•son(ˈdʒɛf ər sən)
Thomas, 1743–1826, 3rd president of the U.S. 1801–09.
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|Noun||1.||Jefferson - 3rd President of the United States; chief drafter of the Declaration of Independence; made the Louisiana Purchase in 1803 and sent out the Lewis and Clark Expedition to explore it (1743-1826)|
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