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Definition of JAMES
Pronunciation : JAMES

noun : JAMES

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513) ;

  • 2. (

    ) the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701) ;

  • 3. (

    ) the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625) ;

  • 4. (

    ) United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882) ;

  • 9. (

    ) a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri ;

verb : JAMES

Source:WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor" ;

  • 4. (

    ) interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station" ;

  • 5. (

    ) get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed" ;


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