James

Primary Meanings of James

1.
n
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
2.
n
a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
3.
n
the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
4.
n
the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
5.
n
writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)
6.
n
United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
7.
n
United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)
8.
n
a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
9.
n
a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
Full Definitions of James
1

n (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament

Synonyms:
Saint James, Saint James the Apostle, St. James, St. James the Apostle
Example of:
Apostle
(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
saint
a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

n a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle

Synonyms:
Epistle of James
Example of:
Epistle
a book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle
2

n a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)

Synonyms:
James IV
Example of:
Rex, king, male monarch
a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
3

n the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)

Synonyms:
James I, King James, King James I
Example of:
King of England, King of Great Britain
the sovereign ruler of England
4

n the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)

Synonyms:
James II
Example of:
King of England, King of Great Britain
the sovereign ruler of England
5

n writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)

Synonyms:
Henry James
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
6

n United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)

Synonyms:
William James
Example of:
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy
psychologist
a scientist trained in psychology
7

n United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)

Synonyms:
Jesse James
Example of:
criminal, crook, felon, malefactor, outlaw
someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime
8

n a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads

Synonyms:
James River
Example of:
river
a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
9

n a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri

Synonyms:
James River
Example of:
river
a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

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