Saint John

Primary Meanings of Saint John

1.
n
(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
2.
n
a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
Full Definitions of Saint John
1

n (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
Example of:
Apostle
(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
Evangelist
(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
saint
a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
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n a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick

Synonyms:
St. John
Example of:
city, metropolis, urban center
a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts
port
a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country

n 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
Example of:
river
a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

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