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James

 (jāmz)
n.
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[Middle English, from Old French, from Late Latin Iacomus, variant of Iacōbus, Iacobus; see Jacob.]

James 1

, Saint Known as "the Great." Died ad 44.
One of the 12 Apostles. The son of Zebedee and brother of John, he preached in Spain and was martyred on his return to Judea.

James 2

, Saint Known as "the Just." Died c. ad 62.
Traditionally regarded as the brother of Jesus, the author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament, and the first bishop of Jerusalem.

James 3

, Saint Known as "the Less." fl. first century ad.
One of the 12 Apostles.

James

(dʒeɪmz)
n
1. (Biography) Clive. born 1939, Australian journalist, critic and broadcaster. His books include the memoirs Unreliable Memoirs (1980) and North Face of Soho (2006) and the novel Brilliant Creatures (1983)
2. (Biography) Henry 1843–1916, British novelist, short-story writer, and critic, born in the US. Among his novels are Washington Square (1880), The Portrait of a Lady (1881), The Bostonians (1886), The Wings of the Dove (1902), The Ambassadors (1903), and The Golden Bowl (1904)
3. (Biography) Jesse (Woodson). 1847–82, US outlaw
4. (Biography) P(hyllis) D(orothy), Baroness James of Holland Park. born 1920, British detective novelist. Her books include Death of an Expert Witness (1977), Original Sin (1994), and Death in Holy Orders (2001)
5. (Biography) William, brother of Henry James. 1842–1910, US philosopher and psychologist, whose theory of pragmatism is expounded in Essays in Radical Empiricism (1912). His other works include The Will to Believe (1897), The Principles of Psychology (1890), and The Varieties of Religious Experience (1902)
6. (Biography) New Testament
a. James, James the GreatMJewishRELIGION: apostleRELIGION: saintknown as James the Great. one of the twelve apostles, a son of Zebedee and brother to John the apostle (Matthew 4:21). Feast day: July 25 or April 30
b. James, James the LessMJewishRELIGION: apostleRELIGION: saintknown as James the Less. one of the twelve apostles, son of Alphaeus (Matthew 10:3). Feast day: May 3 or Oct 9
c. James, James the brother of the LordMJewishRELIGION: martyrRELIGION: saintknown as James the brother of the Lord. a brother or close relative of Jesus (Mark 6:3; Galatians 1:19). Feast day: Oct 23
d. the book ascribed to his authorship (in full The Epistle of James)

James

(dʒeɪmz)

n.
1. Also called James′ the Great′. one of the 12 apostles, the son of Zebedee and brother of the apostle John. Matt. 4:21.
2.
a. the person identified in Gal. 1:19 as a brother of Jesus.
b. one of the books or epistles of the New Testament ascribed to him.
3. Also called James′ the Less′. ( “James the son of Alphaeus” ) one of the 12 apostles. Matt. 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6:15.
4. Henry, 1811–82, U.S. philosopher (father of Henry and William James).
5. Henry, 1843–1916, U.S. writer in England.
6. Jesse (Woodson), 1847–82, U.S. outlaw and legendary figure.
7. William, 1842–1910, U.S. psychologist and pragmatist philosopher.
8. a river flowing E from the W part of Virginia to Chesapeake Bay. 340 mi. (547 km) long.
9. a river flowing S from central North Dakota to the Missouri River. 710 mi. (1143 km) long.

James

(dʒeɪmz)
n.
1. James I, 1566–1625, king of England and Ireland 1603–25; as James VI, king of Scotland 1567–1625 (son of Mary Stuart).
2. James II, 1633–1701, king of England, Ireland, and Scotland 1685–88 (son of Charles I of England).
3. James III, Stuart, James Francis Edward.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.James - a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VIIJames - 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)
Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
2.James - the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and ScotlandJames - the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
3.James - the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625James - 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)
Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
4.James - 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)James - 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)
5.James - United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
6.James - writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)James - writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)
7.James - (New Testament) disciple of JesusJames - (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
8.James - a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton RoadsJames - a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
Old Dominion, Old Dominion State, VA, Virginia - a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War
9.James - a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
North Dakota, Peace Garden State, ND - a state of north central United States bordering on Canada
Coyote State, Mount Rushmore State, SD, South Dakota - a state in north central United States
10.James - a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
Translations
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