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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or relating to Andrew Jackson, his concepts of popular government, or his presidency.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to some person named Jackson.
  • In United States history, pertaining or relating to Andrew Jackson, the seventh President of the United States, serving two terms (1829-37), and for many years one of the most prominent leaders of the Democratic party, or to his political principles: as, Jacksonian ideas; the Jacksonian Democracy.
  • noun A member of the Democratic party attached to the political ideas ascribed to Jackson. During the period of Jackson's administrations and influence the belief in the power of the masses of the people was greatly increased, and the policy of the Democratic party became fixed in favor of small expenditures in the national government. The introduction on a large scale of the “patronage” or “spoils” system into the Federal civil service dates from the same period.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun An adherent of Andrew Jackson’s politics and policies, or one who admires Jackson as a historical figure.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to someone whose last name was Jackson.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to Jacksonian seizures, characteristic of certain forms of epilepsy (after John Hughlings Jackson).

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy
  • noun a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas

Etymologies

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Jackson +‎ -ian

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