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jo

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[ joh ]
/ dʒoʊ /
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noun, plural joes.Scot.

beloved one; darling; sweetheart.

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Origin of jo

First recorded in 1520–30; variant of joy

Definition for jo (2 of 2)

Jo
[ joh ]
/ dʒoʊ /

noun

a female given name, form of Josephine.
a male given name, form of Joseph.
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British Dictionary definitions for jo (1 of 2)

jo1

joe

/ (dʒəʊ) /

noun plural joes

a Scot word for sweetheart

Word Origin for jo

C16: alteration of joy

British Dictionary definitions for jo (2 of 2)

jo2

the internet domain name for

Jordan
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