St. John

[ seynt jon; sin-juhn ]


  1. Henry, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke. Bolingbroke, 1st Viscount.
  2. an island of the Virgin Islands of the United States, in the E West Indies. About 20 sq. mi. (52 sq. km).
  3. Lake, a lake in SE Canada, in Quebec province, draining into the Saguenay River. 365 sq. mi. (945 sq. km).
  4. a river in the NE United States and SE Canada, flowing NE and E from Maine to New Brunswick province and then S to the Bay of Fundy. 450 miles (725 km) long.
  5. a seaport in S New Brunswick, in SE Canada, on the Bay of Fundy, at the mouth of the St. John River.

St John

/ ˈsɪndʒən /


  1. Henry. See (1st Viscount) Bolingbroke

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Example Sentences

The funeral will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. John of Rochester Roman Catholic Church in Fairport, New York.

In November 2011, after Sandusky was arrested, traffic increased 66 percent, according to St. John.

In the summer of 2003, Quintana married Gerald Michael in a glorious celebration at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine.

A new hotel and restaurant by famed chef Fergus Henderson of St. John has Londoners salivating.

A second operation, St. John Bread and Wine, opened in Spitalfields in 2003.

At the third charge he routed them, slaying or taking many; St John, however, escaping.

Eloise could not hazard a guess as to the terrible sin of which Mr. Mason, the rector of St. John's, was guilty, and said so.

With seynt Iohn, with St. John for a surety; borwe being in the dat.

These words of our dying Lord were addressed to the beloved disciple St. John, but were intended for all mankind.

Two days before the feast of St. John the Baptist, the two made a special tour through the parish for certain recruits.





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