Definition of Saint john

1. Noun. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation.




2. Noun. A river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy.
Exact synonyms: Saint John River, St. John, St. John River
Group relationships: New Brunswick, Maine, Me, Pine Tree State
Generic synonyms: River

3. Noun. A port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick.
Exact synonyms: St. John
Generic synonyms: City, Metropolis, Urban Center, Port
Group relationships: New Brunswick

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saint John

Saint Gallen
Saint George
Saint Gregory I
Saint Helena
Saint Helenian
Saint Helenians
Saint Helier
Saint Ignatius
Saint Ignatius' itch
Saint Ignatius of Loyola
Saint James
Saint James the Apostle
Saint Jerome
Saint Joan
Saint John
Saint John's
Saint John's bread
Saint John River
Saint John the Apostle
Saint Johns
Saint Johns River
Saint Joseph
Saint Jude
Saint Kitts
Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Lawrence
Saint Lawrence River
Saint Lawrence Seaway
Saint Louis

Literary usage of Saint john

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the ...by Charles George Herbermann by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"JOHN'S UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE- VILLE, MINNESOTA: Innocent II, Pope; Jerome Emiliani, Saint; John Baptist de Rossi, Saint; John Cornelius and Companions, ..."

2. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"Saint-John was utterly defeated, and taken prisoner along with ten other ... Saint-John was only released after the treaty of L'Aumône in the summer of ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"F. Bacchus, Cong. Orat. See also GORMAN, Converts to Rome (London, 1910). EDWIN BURTON. saint john, CHRISTIANS OF. ... saint john, DIOCESE OF ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"F. Bacchus, Cong. Orat. See also GORMAN, Concert» to Rome (London, 1910). EDWIN BURTON. saint john, CHRISTIANS OF. ... saint john, DIOCESE OF (SANCTI ..."

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