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Bunyan

[buhn-yuh n]
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noun
  1. John,1628–88, English preacher: author of The Pilgrim's Progress.
  2. Paul. Paul Bunyan.
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Examples from the Web for bunyan

Historical Examples

  • You may say that Robespierre was morbid and unbalanced, and you may say the same of Bunyan.

    Alarms and Discursions

    G. K. Chesterton

  • But, like all real men, Bunyan had the worst opinion of himself.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude

  • There was no difficulty in convincing Bunyan that he was in a bad way.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude

  • I will give one more extract from Bunyan's pastoral addresses.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude

  • Now, says Bunyan, there remained only the hinder part of the tempest.

    Bunyan

    James Anthony Froude


British Dictionary definitions for bunyan

Bunyan

noun
  1. John . 1628–88, English preacher and writer, noted particularly for his allegory The Pilgrim's Progress (1678)
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