Definition of Polk, James Knox in English:

Polk, James Knox

proper noun

  • (1795–1849), American Democratic statesman, 11th president of the US 1845–9. His term of office resulted in major territorial additions to the US: Texas was admitted to the Union in 1845 and conflict with Mexico resulted in the annexation of California and the south-west two years later.

Pronunciation

Polk, James Knox

/pəʊk/