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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any distinguished personage during the reign of James I adj. - Of or relating to James I or his reign or times.

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  • Jacobean writers
  • This does not mean, however, that one is safe in buying anything called Jacobean or Queen Anne or Georgian.
  • The "Jacobean" pile high on the hillside is so only in name, for it was built by the architect of Big
  • A beautiful eighteenth-century chest of drawers really is almost as easy to manipulate as my "Jacobean" chest. for more
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