Definition of Lawrence, Jacob in US English:

Lawrence, Jacob

proper noun

  • (1917–2000), US artist and educator. He is noted for Migration (1941–42), a series of 60 murals that depict the migration of black Americans northward in hopes of finding employment. He wrote Harriet and the Promised Land (1968) for children.

Pronunciation

Lawrence, Jacob

/ˈlôrəns/