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St. John

[ seynt -jon; for 1 also sin-juhn ]
/ ˌseɪnt ˈdʒɒn; for 1 also ˈsɪn dʒən /
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noun

Henry, 1st Viscount Bolingbroke. Bolingbroke, 1st Viscount.
an island of the Virgin Islands of the United States, in the E West Indies. About 20 sq. mi. (52 sq. km).
Lake, a lake in SE Canada, in Quebec province, draining into the Saguenay River. 365 sq. mi. (945 sq. km).
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.
a seaport in S New Brunswick, in SE Canada, on the Bay of Fundy, at the mouth of the St. John River.

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St John
/ (ˈsɪndʒən) /

noun

Henry. See (1st Viscount) Bolingbroke
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