Of the period in England when he was king (1603-25)
Of or having to do with the reign of James I of England or his times.
Alternative spelling of Jacobean.
A poet or other person of this period.
Origin of jacobean
From New Latin Iacobaeusfrom Late Latin Iacōbus, IacobusJames, JacobJacob
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Jacobean Sentence Examples
It is a fine example of a Jacobean mansion, with a beautiful fountain in the middle of the court-yard.
The former royal palaces of Westminster and of Whitehall, of which the fine Jacobean banqueting hall remains, are described under Westminster.
13 a situated on a height above the Anker near its junction with the Tame, is chiefly of the Jacobean period, but is enclosed by massive ancient walls.
It consists mainly of one broad street, in which a majority of the houses are Jacobean; those on the north side, which have projecting upper storeys, forming the colonnade commended in the Diary of Samuel Pepys for 1668.
2 This "ruff" has been compared to that of Elizabethan or Jacobean costume, but it is essentially different, since that was open in front and widest and most projecting behind, whereas the bird's decorative apparel is most developed in front and at the sides and scarcely exists behind.