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English noun: St. John

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


SynonymsJohn, John the Divine, John the Evangelist, Saint John, Saint John the Apostle, St. John the Apostle


Instance hypernymApostle, Evangelist, saint


Domain categoryNew Testament

2. St. John (object) a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy


SynonymsSaint John, Saint John River, St. John River


Instance hypernymriver


Part meronymMaine, ME, New Brunswick, Pine Tree State

3. St. John (location) a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick


SynonymsSaint John


Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, port, urban center


Part meronymNew Brunswick









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