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Joan

[ john ]
/ dʒoʊn /
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noun

"Fair Maid of Kent", 1328–85, wife of Edward, the Black Prince, and mother of Richard II.
a fictitious female pope about a.d. 855–858.
a female given name.

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Joan
/ (dʒəʊn) /

noun

known as the Fair Maid of Kent. 1328–85, wife of Edward the Black Prince; mother of Richard II
Pope legendary female pope, first mentioned in the 13th century: said to have been elected while disguised as a man and to have died in childbirth
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