Definition of Calhoun, John C. in English:

Calhoun, John C.

proper noun

  • (1782–1850) US politician; full name John Caldwell Calhoun. A South Carolina Democrat, he served as US vice president 1825–32 and in the US Senate 1832–43, 1845–50. He was noted as a champion of states' rights and of slavery.

Pronunciation

Calhoun, John C.

/kalˈho͞on/ /kælˈhun/