Saint John

Definitions of Saint John
  1. noun
    (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    synonyms: John, John the Divine, John the Evangelist, Saint John the Apostle, St. John, St. John the Apostle
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    (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
    (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
    a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  2. noun
    a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
    synonyms: St. John
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    city, metropolis, urban center
    a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
    a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country
  3. noun
    a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
    synonyms: Saint John River, St. John, St. John River
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    a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)
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