a seaport in and the capital of Newfoundland, on the SE part of the island.
a seaport on and the capital of Antigua and Barbuda, in the E West Indies.
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Definition for st. john's (2 of 5)
Lake, Lac Saint-Jean.
a seaport in S New Brunswick, in SE Canada, on the Bay of Fundy.
Definition for st. john's (3 of 5)
[ seynt jon; for 1 also sin-juh n ]
/ ˌseɪnt ˈdʒɒn; for 1 also ˈsɪn dʒən /
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.
Definition for st. john's (4 of 5)
[ noo-fuh n-luh nd, -land, -fuh nd-, nyoo-; noo-found-luh nd, nyoo- ]
/ ˈnu fən lənd, -ˌlænd, -fənd-, ˈnyu-; nuˈfaʊnd lənd, nyu- /
a large island in E Canada. 42,734 sq. mi. (110,680 sq. km).
a province in E Canada, composed of Newfoundland island and Labrador. 155,364 sq. mi. (402,390 sq. km). Capital: St. John's.
one of a breed of large, powerful dogs having a dense, oily, usually black coat, raised originally in Newfoundland.
Definition for st. john's (5 of 5)
Antigua and Barbuda
an island state comprising Antigua and two smaller islands: a member of the former West Indies Associated States; formerly a British crown colony; gained independence 1981. 171 sq. mi. (442 sq. km). Capital: St. John's.
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British Dictionary definitions for st. john's (1 of 3)
Antigua and Barbuda
a state in the Caribbean, comprising the islands of Antigua, Barbuda, and Redonda: gained independence in 1981: a member of the Commonwealth. Official language: English. Religion: Christian majority. Currency: East Caribbean dollar. Capital: St John's. Pop: 90 156 (2013 est). Area: 442 sq km (171 sq miles)
British Dictionary definitions for st. john's (2 of 3)
noun in most cases, usually abbreviated to: St John
a port in E Canada, at the mouth of the St John River: the largest city in New Brunswick; very often not abbreviated to `St'. Pop: 90 762 (2001)
an island in the Caribbean, in the Virgin Islands of the US. Pop: 4197 (2000). Area: 49 sq km (19 sq miles)
Lake Saint John a lake in Canada, in S Quebec: drained by the Saguenay River. Area: 971 sq km (375 sq miles)
a river in E North America, rising in Maine, US, and flowing northeast to New Brunswick, Canada, then generally southeast to the Bay of Fundy. Length: 673 km (418 miles)
British Dictionary definitions for st. john's (3 of 3)
/ (ˈnjuːfəndlənd, -fənlənd, -ˌlænd, njuːˈfaʊndlənd) /
an island of E Canada, separated from the mainland by the Strait of Belle Isle: with the Coast of Labrador, forms the province of Newfoundland and Labrador; consists of a rugged plateau with the Long Range Mountains in the west. Area: 110 681 sq km (42 734 sq miles)
the former name for Newfoundland and Labrador
a very large heavy breed of dog similar to a Saint Bernard with a flat coarse usually black coat
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Culture definitions for st. john's
[ (nooh-fuhn-luhnd, nooh-fuhn-land) ]
Newfoundland became Canada's tenth province in 1949. The remains of possible Viking settlements have been found in Newfoundland.
It was the first overseas possession of England; fishing settlements began in the sixteenth century.
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