Definition of Madison, James in English:

Madison, James

proper noun

  • (1751–1836), 4th president of the US 1809–17. He played a major part in the drafting of the US Constitution 1787, and he proposed the Bill of Rights 1791. A Democratic-Republican, his presidency saw the US emerge successfully from the War of 1812.

Pronunciation:

Madison, James

/ˈmædəsən/