Saint John


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Saint John

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1. An island of the US Virgin Islands in the West Indies east of Puerto Rico. It became a Danish colony in the 1700s and passed to various European powers before Denmark sold it to the United States in 1917.
2. A city of southern New Brunswick, Canada, on the Bay of Fundy. Founded as a French trading post in the 1630s, it was captured by the British in 1758 and was a refuge for Loyalists after the American Revolution. It is located at the mouth of the Saint John River, which rises in northern Maine and flows about 675 km (420 mi) northeast then southeast.

Saint John

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1. (Placename) a port in E Canada, at the mouth of the St John River: the largest city in New Brunswick; very often not abbreviated to 'St'. Pop: 90 762 (2001)
2. (Placename) an island in the Caribbean, in the Virgin Islands of the US. Pop: 4197 (2000). Area: 49 sq km (19 sq miles)
3. (Placename) Lake Saint John a lake in Canada, in S Quebec: drained by the Saguenay River. Area: 971 sq km (375 sq miles)
4. (Placename) a river in E North America, rising in Maine, US, and flowing northeast to New Brunswick, Canada, then generally southeast to the Bay of Fundy. Length: 673 km (418 miles)

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a seaport in S New Brunswick, in SE Canada, on the Bay of Fundy. 76,381.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Saint John - (New Testament) disciple of JesusSaint John - (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
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
2.Saint John - a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of FundySaint John - a river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
New Brunswick - a province in southeastern Canada
Maine, ME, Pine Tree State - a state in New England
3.Saint John - a port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
New Brunswick - a province in southeastern Canada
Translations
Saint-Jean
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Before founding a mass for Monsieur Saint John, the king should have inquired whether Monsieur Saint John likes Latin droned out in a Provençal accent."
Just pausing to observe which appeared the most crowded streets, and consequently the most to be avoided, he crossed into Saint John's Road, and was soon deep in the obscurity of the intricate and dirty ways, which, lying between Gray's Inn Lane and Smithfield, render that part of the town one of the lowest and worst that improvement has left in the midst of London.
If they set out to contend, Saint Paul will lie and Saint John will hate.
``By Saint John of Acre,'' said Ivanhoe, raising himself joyfully on his couch, ``methought there was but one man in England that might do such a deed!''
All the abbe's affections were concentrated on his niece, who regarded him as a father, but an abstracted father, unable to conceive the agitations of the flesh, and thanking God for maintaining his dear daughter in a state of celibacy; for he had, from his youth up, adopted the principles of Saint John Chrysostom, who wrote that "the virgin state is as far above the marriage state as the angel is above humanity." Accustomed to reverence her uncle, Mademoiselle Cormon dared not initiate him into the desires which filled her soul for a change of state.
And I am not sure that she did not dream that night of becoming a duchess and Madame la Marechale, while Rawdon wrapped in his cloak, and making his bivouac under the rain at Mount Saint John, was thinking, with all the force of his heart, about the little wife whom he had left behind him.
"It is a pleasure working with Saint John's Development Partners to get Project Family off the ground, and we can't wait to see the end result."
With support from the Government of Canada, the regional economy and the competitiveness of local industries will benefit from Saint John Energys scalable improvements to the power grid.
On the eve of the feast day of Saint John the Baptist, the Catholic Bishop Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) reminded the public on Sunday to 'be smart enough not to waste water for the sake of merriment'
The National Youth Cross and a relic of Saint John Paul II are currently making the rounds of different parishes across the country on a pilgrim tour that kicked off last February.
Dina el-Wedidi's band perform at Cathedral of Saint John the Divine in New York - Photo by Nourhan Magdi.
Project name: Saint John Vianney Church<br />Address: 1755 N Calhoun Road, Brookfield<br />Start date:April 2017<br />Completion: December 2017<br />Owner: Saint John Vianney Church of Brookfield<br />Design/build contractor: MSI General Corp.,Nashotah<br />Significance of the project: The project's narthex addition gave the church a stunning new entrance.