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John III

noun

  1. Catelinus, died a.d. 574, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 561–574.
  2. John Sobieski, 1624–96, king of Poland 1674–96.


John III

noun

  1. John III15071557MPortuguesePOLITICS: hereditary ruler 1507–57, king of Portugal (1521–57): his reign saw the expansion of the Portuguese empire overseas but the start of economic decline at home
  2. John III16241696MPolishPOLITICS: hereditary rulerMILITARY: soldier surnamed Sobieski. 1624–96, king of Poland (1674–96). He raised the Turkish siege of Vienna (1683)


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Later on the captain gave an earnest address to the passengers on St. John iii.

It was given me at that time to know what it was to be born again, John iii.

Hales came home what was called a Latitudinarian, having, as he quaintly says, at the "well pressing" of St. John iii.

"He that believeth in him, shall not perish, but have everlasting life," John iii.

"And that whoever believeth in him, shall not perish, but have everlasting life," John iii.

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