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English noun: Saint John

1. Saint 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 the Apostle, St. John, St. John the Apostle

Instance hypernymApostle, Evangelist, saint

Domain categoryNew Testament

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

SynonymsSaint John River, St. John, St. John River

Instance hypernymriver

Part meronymMaine, ME, New Brunswick, Pine Tree State

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

SynonymsSt. John

Instance hypernymcity, metropolis, port, urban center

Part meronymNew Brunswick

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