American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- MountJefferson A peak, 3,201.6 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 second 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.
- n. An English patronymic surname.
- n. Thomas Jefferson (1743-1826); the third President of the United States, principal author of the US Declaration of Independence (1776), and one of the most influential founders of the United States.
- n. slang, US A two-dollar bill.
- n. 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)
- From Jeffrey + -son (Wiktionary)
“Last Letter of Jefferson, June 24, 1826, _Thomas Jefferson_ 101”
“RICHARD JEFFERSON, San Antonio: After a one-year stopover with the Bucks, Jefferson was shipped to a San Antonio team desperate to gain ground on the world champion Los Angeles Lakers.”
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