Associations to the word «Jefferson»


JEFFERSON, proper noun. An English patronymic surname​.
JEFFERSON, proper noun. 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.
JEFFERSON, noun. (slang) (US) A two-dollar bill.
JEFFERSON CITY, proper noun. The capital city of the state of Missouri, USA.

Dictionary definition

JEFFERSON, noun. 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).

Wise words

Since a politician never believes what he says, he is quite surprised to be taken at his word.
Charles de Gaulle