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 (go͞ot′n-bûrg′), Johann or Johannes 1400?-1468?
German printer whose Bible (c. 1455), produced by means of movable type, transformed European society by demonstrating the advantages of the printed word in making information available to large numbers of people.
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(dʒəʊˈhæniːz) or


n, pl -nes
a Portuguese gold coin minted in the early 18th century
[C18: after Joannes (King John V) of Portugal, whose name was inscribed on the coin]
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Eckhart, Meister. The Essential Sermons, Commentaries, Treatises and Defense.