Definition of Jackson in US English:

Jackson

proper noun

  • 1An industrial city in south central Michigan; population 33,518 (est. 2008).

  • 2The capital of Mississippi, an industrial and commercial city in the central part of the state, on the Pearl River; population 173,861 (est. 2008).

  • 3A commercial city in western Tennessee; population 63,158 (est. 2008).

Origin

Originally known as Le Fleur's Bluff, it was later named after President Andrew Jackson.

Pronunciation

Jackson

/ˈjaksən/