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Date: 1700-1800
Language: Modern Latin
Origin: Jacobaeus, from Jacobus 'James'

Jacobean

adjective
     
Jac‧o‧be‧an
belonging to or typical of the period between 1603 and 1623 in Britain, when James I was king of England:
Jacobean drama

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