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

  • adjective Of, relating to, or characteristic of Thomas Jefferson or his political attitudes and theories.
  • noun A follower of Thomas Jefferson or a proponent of his politics.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States (1801-9), and the first great leader of the Democratic (first called Anti-Federal and later Democratic-Republican) party; also, adopting the political theories held by or attributed to Jefferson.
  • noun In United States politics, a supporter or an admirer of Thomas Jefferson; one who professes to accept his political doctrines; a Democrat.

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

  • adjective Pertaining 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.

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

  • adjective Of, or relating to Thomas Jefferson, or his political theories.
  • noun A follower of Thomas Jefferson, or an advocate of his political theories.

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

  • noun a follower of Thomas Jefferson or his ideas and principles
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Thomas Jefferson or his principles or theories


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