2. Proper noun. (biblical character) One of the women following Jesus. ¹
3. Noun. (Cockney rhyming slang) A piano. ¹
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Definition of Joanna
1. a piano [n -S] - See also: piano
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Literary usage of Joanna
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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, William Brown, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Robert Henley Eden Henley (1819)
"William Guyse had never any other child by Joanna his wife than their daughter Joanna the wife of said Edward Webber, and some time in the year 1756 the ..."
2. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland (1885)
"Her subtlety outwits the pope—Married to Henry—Visit of the duke of Burgundy to Joanna—His presents—Joanna puts her sons into his hands—Deed of gift to her ..."
3. Southern Literary Messenger by Carnegie-Mellon University, School of Computer Science (1838)
"Joanna OF .NAPLES* This is an exquisite morceau, and the printer has sent it from his ... She had been reading Mrs. Jameson's Life of Joanna of Naples, ..."
4. The British Theatre; Or, A Collection of Plays: Which are Acted at the by Elizabeth Inchbald (1808)
"The sweet Joanna ? The divine Joanna ! my heart's best blood is not so precious ... Who is it here that knows Joanna ? Mor. Sir, do you i Well, and what ? ..."
5. The Rise of the Spanish Empire in the Old World and in the New by Roger Bigelow Merriman (1918)
"The unspeakable Joanna, who had so unexpectedly thrown over the marriage which had been arranged for her with his brother John, had already cast off and ..."
6. History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella by William Hickling Prescott (1885)
"Alfonso of Portugal supports Joanna,—Invades Castile.—Retreat of the Castilians.— Appropriation of the Church Plate.—Reorganization of the Army. ..."
7. The Close of the Middle Ages, 1273-1494 by Richard Lodge (1904)
"Robert, who died in the following year, had no direct descendants except two granddaughters, Joanna and Maria, the children of Charles of Calabria. ..."