Definition of St. johns

1. Noun. A river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean.

Exact synonyms: Saint Johns, Saint Johns River, St. Johns River
Group relationships: Everglade State, Fl, Florida, Sunshine State
Generic synonyms: River

Lexicographical Neighbors of St. Johns

St. George's Cross
St. George's Day
St. Gregory I
St. Gregory of Nazianzen
St. Ignatius
St. Ignatius of Loyola
St. James
St. James the Apostle
St. Jerome
St. John
St. John's
St. John Chrysostom
St. John River
St. John the Apostle
St. John the Baptist
St. Johns
St. Johns River
St. Joseph
St. Jude
St. Kitts
St. Kitts and Nevis
St. Lawrence
St. Lawrence River
St. Lawrence Seaway
St. Leo I
St. Louis
St. Lucia
St. Luke
St. Luke's summer
St. Maarten

Literary usage of St. johns

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Works of Washington Irving by Washington Irving (1862)
"Chamblee, an inferior fort, within five miles of st. johns, had been taken by Majors Brown and Livingston at the head of fifty Americans and three hundred ..."

2. Annual Report by Florida Geological Survey (1922)
"PUTNAM COUNTY Putnam County is on the st. johns River, in northeast Florida. ... st. johns COUNTY st. johns County lies between the st. johns River and the ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists (1869)
"S WYMAN, MD THE st. johns River, on the hanks of which are to be seen the ... Though extremely crooked, the general course of the st. johns is somewhat to ..."

4. Calendar of State Papers by Great Britain Public Record Office, John William Fortescue (1904)
"Since preparing this report we have information of an attack upon st. johns, where the French have wrought great destruction, barbarously used some of the ..."

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