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

  • adjective Of or having to do with the reign of James I of England or his times.
  • noun A prominent figure during this period.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining or relating to a person named Jacobus, Jacob, or James specifically to James I., King of England, 1603–25 (who was also James VI. of Scotland from 1567), or to his times; also, in occasional use, to James II., King of England (1685–88, died 1701): as (with reference to the former), Jacobean architecture or literature.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun any distinguished personage during the reign of James I of England.
  • adjective Of or pertaining to James the First, of England, or of his reign or times; especially, pertaining to a style of architecture and decoration popular in the time of James I.

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

  • adjective Relating to a Jacob or James.
  • adjective Relating to or characteristic of the reign of James VI and I (of Scotland and England).
  • noun A partisan of James I and of the House of Stuart.

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

  • adjective of or relating to James I or his reign or times
  • noun any distinguished personage during the reign of James I

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From New Latin Iacobaeus, from Late Latin Iacōbus, Iacobus, James, Jacob; see Jacob.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

From New Latin Jacobaeus

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