Jacksonian

Jacksonian
noun
a follower of Andrew Jackson or his ideas
Hypernyms: ↑follower
adjective
of or pertaining to Andrew Jackson or his presidency or his concepts of popular democracy (Freq. 1)
Pertains to noun: ↑Andrew Jackson
Derivationally related forms: ↑Jackson

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