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[joh-an] /dʒoʊˈæn/
a female given name.
Also, Joann, Jo Ann, Joanna
[joh-an-uh] /dʒoʊˈæn ə/ (Show IPA)
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Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • A few years ago the famous geographer, Joanne, was silent on both.

    The Roof of France Matilda Betham-Edwards
  • But yet more, here is Joanne's "beau tumulus" thrown in along with it.

  • Joanne Gray heard him, and lowered her head slightly, so that he could not see.

    The Hunted Woman James Oliver Curwood
  • It is almost inconceivable that you should have borne the same name—Joanne.

    The Hunted Woman James Oliver Curwood
  • Frankly he had told Joanne that she interested him more just now than his book.

    The Hunted Woman James Oliver Curwood

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