Definition of Monroe, James in English:

Monroe, James

proper noun

  • (1758–1831), American Democratic Republican statesman, 5th president of the US 1817–25. In 1803, while minister to France under President Jefferson, he negotiated and ratified the Louisiana Purchase; he is chiefly remembered, however, as the originator of the Monroe Doctrine.

Pronunciation:

Monroe, James

/mənˈrəʊ/