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Jon·a·than 1

 (jŏn′ə-thən)
In the Bible, the eldest son of King Saul of Israel and friend of David.

Jon·a·than 2

 (jŏn′ə-thən)
n.
A variety of red, late-ripening apple.

[After Jonathan Hasbrouck (died 1846), American jurist and gardener.]

Jonathan

(ˈdʒɒnəθən)
n
(Plants) a variety of red apple that ripens in early autumn
[C19: named after Jonathan Hasbrouk (died 1846), American jurist]

Jonathan

n
(Bible) Old Testament the son of Saul, and David's close friend, who was killed in battle (I Samuel 31; II Samuel 1:19–26)

Jon•a•than1

(ˈdʒɒn ə θən)

n.
1. a son of Saul and friend of David. I Sam. 18–20.
2. Archaic. the people or government of the U.S.

Jon•a•than2

(ˈdʒɒn ə θən)

n.
a variety of red apple.
[1875–80; after Jonathan Hasbrouck (d. 1846), U.S. jurist]
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Noun1.Jonathan - red late-ripening apple; primarily eaten raw
dessert apple, eating apple - an apple used primarily for eating raw without cooking
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Jonathan

[ˈdʒɒnəθən] NJonatás
References in classic literature ?
Unbending the rigid folds of the parchment cover, I found it to be a commission, under the hand and seal of Governor Shirley, in favour of one Jonathan Pine, as Surveyor of His Majesty's Customs for the Port of Salem, in the Province of Massachusetts Bay.
What to that apostolic lancer, Brother Jonathan, is Texas but a Fast-Fish?
Among the members of his church there was one young man, a little older than himself, with whom he had long lived in such close friendship that it was the custom of their Lantern Yard brethren to call them David and Jonathan.
appointed Jonathan Belcher to be governor of Massachusetts in place of the deceased Governor Burner.
It was produced by the following announcement:- "If David Faux, son of Jonathan Faux, late of Gilsbrook, will apply at the office of Mr.
Jonathan Burge, carpenter and builder, in the village of Hayslope, as it appeared on the eighteenth of June, in the year of our Lord 1799.
Elizabeth took an opportunity, during this expenditure of polite expressions, to purchase the powder privately of the boy, who bore the generic appellation of Jonathan.
As early as 1763, shortly after the acquisition of the Canadas by Great Britain, Captain Jonathan Carver, who had been in the British provincial army, projected a journey across the continent between the forty-third and forty-sixth degrees of northern latitude to the shores of -the Pacific Ocean.
Tis because there's a new hand come among us,' said Jonathan Kail.
Monsieur, to prevent us from telling you," replied Jonathan.
Yet when we read the sad story of the life of Jonathan Swift who has in Gulliver's Travels given to countless children, and grown- up people too, countless hours of pleasure, we are forced to believe that so he passed a great part of his life.
You know where you will go, Jonathan, if you tell lies