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Jan

[jan; for 1 also Dutch, German yahn] /dʒæn; for 1 also Dutch, German yɑn/
noun
1.
a male given name, form of John.
2.
a female given name, form of Janet.

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  • Master Jan, the Brussels goldsmith, paid me three Philips fl.

    Albert Durer T. Sturge Moore
  • Do you know, Jan, that when the very worst has happened, you get kind of numbed.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • And should the tall, thin gentleman fail to appear, what was Jan to do?

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • Jan got up, had her bath, dressed, and by half-past six she was on deck.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
  • FAY was still lying on her long chair in the verandah when Jan got in.

    Jan and Her Job L. Allen Harker
British Dictionary definitions for Jan

Jan

abbreviation
1.
January
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