Madison

Madison surname attested from early 15c., probably in many cases a variant of Mathieson "son of Matthew," but in some cases perhaps "son of Maddy," from the pet form of the fem. proper name MAUD (Cf. Maud). The city in Wisconsin, U.S., was named 1836 for U.S. President James Madison, who had died that year. As the name of a popular dance of 1960, its signification is unknown; supposedly it originated in Baltimore.

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  • Madison — may refer to: *Madison (name), a given name and a surnameCities*Madison, Wisconsin, State Capital *Madison, Alabama *Madison, Arkansas *Madison, California *Madison, Connecticut *Madison, Florida *Madison, Georgia *Madison, Illinois *Madison,… …   Wikipedia

  • Madison — bezeichnet: einen Vornamen, siehe Madison (Vorname) eine Disziplin im Bahnradsport, siehe Zweier Mannschaftsfahren einen Partytanz, siehe Madison (Tanz) ein Piercing in der Drosselgrube, siehe Madison Piercing eine Mehrzweckhalle in New York,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Madison — Madison, WI U.S. city in Wisconsin Population (2000): 208054 Housing Units (2000): 92394 Land area (2000): 68.672537 sq. miles (177.861048 sq. km) Water area (2000): 16.005078 sq. miles (41.452959 sq. km) Total area (2000): 84.677615 sq. miles… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • MADISON — MADISON, capital of Wisconsin since 1837. Madison s Jewish presence dates back to roughly 1850, when a merchant named Aaron Boskowitz clerked in a store. By 1863, about 40 Jewish households, mostly storekeepers from Bohemia and West Prussia, had… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Madison — puede referirse a: Contenido 1 Toponimia 1.1 En Estados Unidos 2 Nombre 3 Cine 4 Ciclismo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Madison — Madison: Фамилия англ. Madison, известные носители: Мэдисон, Джеймс (англ. James Madison; 16 марта 1751 28 июня 1836) четвёртый президент США, один из ключевых авторов Конституции США. Другие значения: Madison   общепринятое… …   Википедия

  • Madison — es la capital del estado de Wisconsin en los Estados Unidos de América. En el censo del año 2000 contaba con una población de 208.054 habitantes siendo la segunda ciudad más poblada de Wisconsin. Madison se encuentra en el Condado de Dane y es… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • MADISON (J.) — MADISON JAMES (1751 1836) Homme politique virginien, James Madison participe d’abord à l’élaboration de la Constitution de son État, puis entre au Congrès confédéral en 1780 et sert de secrétaire à la Convention de Philadelphie. Partisan de la… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Madison [1] — Madison, 1) Grafschaft im Staate New York (Nordamerika), 29 QM., vom Oneida See u. Unadilla River begrenzt, vom Chenango River durchflossen. Producte: Mais, Weizen; Rindvieh; Eisen u. Marmor; Mineralquellen. Gewerbthätigkeit in Eisen u. Leder.… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • madison — s.n. Dans modern lent la care dansatorii se aşază în şiruri paralele, executând simultan figurile şi urmărind acelaşi sens de deplasare; melodia acestui dans. [pron. médisn. / cf. Madison – oraş din S.U.a.]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 22.05.2005.… …   Dicționar Român

  • Madison — the capital city of the US state of ↑Wisconsin Madison 2 Mad|i|son, James (1751 1836) the President of the US from 1809 to 1817. He is sometimes called the Father of the Constitution because of his work at the Constitutional Convention in 1787.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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