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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]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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 ?
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.
In the life of Jonathan Swift there are things which puzzle even the wisest.
A map is drawn for them by an Englishman named Jonathan Small.
Therefore we may say with confidence that the wooden-legged man is identical with Jonathan Small.
When we are married I shall be able to be useful to Jonathan, and if I can stenograph well enough I can take down what he wants to say in this way and write it out for him on the typewriter, at which also I am practicing very hard.
I may show it to Jonathan some day if there is in it anything worth sharing, but it is really an exercise book.
A tall figure darkened the door, and David, lifting his eyes in that direction, saw his eldest brother, Jonathan, on the door-sill.
Monsieur, to prevent us from telling you," replied Jonathan.
You know where you will go, Jonathan, if you tell lies
There then remain, to assist the doctor and Tom, only those three other regular customers, Bob Glamour, William Williams, and Jonathan (family name of the latter, if any, unknown to man-kind), who are quite enough.
Tis because there's a new hand come among us,' said Jonathan Kail.
Jonathan Wild was the hidden force of the London criminals, to whom he sold his brains and his organization on a fifteen per cent.