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Madison, James

Syllabification: Mad·i·son, James
Pronunciation: /
 
ˈmadəsən/

Definition of Madison, James in English:

( 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.

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