Jacksonville definition by Webster's New World
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port in NE Fla., on the St. Johns River: pop. 736,000
Origin: after A. Andrew Jackson
Jacksonville definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A city of northeast Florida on the St. Johns River near the Atlantic Ocean and the Georgia border. It was settled in the late 1700s and is now a major port and commercial center. Population: 795,000.
Jacksonville - Cultural Definition
Largest city in Florida, located in northeastern Florida.
- Commercial and financial center.