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The capital of Wisconsin, in the south-central part of the state west of Milwaukee. It was chosen as territorial capital in 1836 and settled the same year. The main branch of the University of Wisconsin (founded 1848) is here.
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(Cycle Racing) a type of cycle relay race
[C20: from Madison Square Gardens in New York City, early venue for such races]
(Placename) a city in the US, in S central Wisconsin, on an isthmus between Lakes Mendota and Monona: the state capital. Pop: 218 432 (2003 est)
(Biography) James. 1751–1836, US statesman; 4th president of the US (1809–17). He helped to draft the US Constitution and Bill of Rights. His presidency was dominated by the War of 1812
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Mad•i•son(ˈmæd ə sən)
1. Dolly or Dolley (Dorothea Payne), 1768–1849, wife of James Madison.
2. James, 1751–1836, 4th president of the U.S. 1809–17.
3. the capital of Wisconsin, in the S part. 197,630.
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|Noun||1.||Madison - 4th President of the United States; member of the Continental Congress and rapporteur at the Constitutional Convention in 1776; helped frame the Bill of Rights (1751-1836)|
|2.||Madison - capital of the state of Wisconsin; located in the southern part of state; site of the main branch of the University of Wisconsin|
University of Wisconsin - a university in Madison, Wisconsin
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