Calhoun definition

  • others:
    • Calhoun, John Caldwell 1782-1850. Vice-president regarding the US (1825-1832) under John Quincy Adams and Andrew Jackson. In the political philosophy he maintained that the states had the ability to nullify national legislation which they deemed unconstitutional.
  • proper-noun:
    • An Irish surname, variant of this Scottish Colquhoun.

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