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Jeffersonia
Jeffersonia Jef`fer*so"ni*a, n. [NL. Named after Thomas Jefferson.] (Bot.) An American herb with a pretty, white, solitary blossom, and deeply two-cleft leaves (Jeffersonia diphylla); twinleaf.
Jeffersonia diphylla
Jeffersonia Jef`fer*so"ni*a, n. [NL. Named after Thomas Jefferson.] (Bot.) An American herb with a pretty, white, solitary blossom, and deeply two-cleft leaves (Jeffersonia diphylla); twinleaf.
Jeffersonian
Jeffersonian Jef`fer*so"ni*an, a. Pertaining to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson or his policy or political doctrines. --Lowell.
Jeffersonian
Jeffersonian Jef`fer*so"ni*an, a. Pert. to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson (third President of the United States) or his political doctrines, which were those of the Republicanism of his time, as opposed to those of the Federalists. -- n. An adherent of Jefferson or his doctrines. -- Jef`fer*so"ni*an*ism, n.
Jeffersonian simplicity
Jeffersonian simplicity Jeffersonian simplicity The absence of pomp or display which Jefferson aimed at in his administration as President (1801-1809), eschewing display or ceremony tending to distinguish the President from the people, as in going to the capital on horseback and with no escort, the abolition of court etiquette and the weekly levee, refusal to recognize titles of honor, etc.
Jeffersonianism
Jeffersonian Jef`fer*so"ni*an, a. Pert. to, or characteristic of, Thomas Jefferson (third President of the United States) or his political doctrines, which were those of the Republicanism of his time, as opposed to those of the Federalists. -- n. An adherent of Jefferson or his doctrines. -- Jef`fer*so"ni*an*ism, n.
Jeffersonite
Jeffersonite Jef"fer*son*ite, n. [Named after Thomas Jefferson.] (Min.) A variety of pyroxene of olive-green color passing into brown. It contains zinc.

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- Look up jefferson in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jefferson may refer to: Jefferson (surname) Jefferson (given name) Thomas Jefferson (1743–1826)...
- Thomas Jefferson (April 13, 1743 – July 4, 1826) was an American statesman, diplomat, lawyer, architect, philosopher, and Founding Father who served as...
- Jefferson F. Davis (June 3, 1808 – December 6, 1889) was an American politician who served as the first and only president of the Confederate States from...
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- Justin Jamal Jefferson (born June 16, 1999) is an American football wide receiver for the Minnesota Vikings of the National Football League (NFL). He...
- Richard Allen Jefferson Jr. (born June 21, 1980) is an American former professional basketball player who is a sports analyst on ESPN. He pla**** college...
- Martha Skelton Jefferson (née Wayles; October 30, 1748 – September 6, 1782) was the wife of Thomas Jefferson from 1772 until her death. She served as...
- Jefferson State may refer to: Jefferson Territory (historical Mountain territory), 1859 unrecognized U.S. territory Jefferson (proposed Southern state)...