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Saint John's

 (jŏnz)
1. also Saint Johns The capital of Antigua and Barbuda, on the northern coast of Antigua in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies.
2. The capital and largest city of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on the eastern coast of Newfoundland on the Avalon Peninsula. It was founded as an English colony in 1583 and grew as a fishing port.
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Noun1.Saint Johns - a river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic OceanSaint Johns - a river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean
Everglade State, FL, Florida, Sunshine State - a state in southeastern United States between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico; one of the Confederate states during the American Civil War
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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.
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
Roque then withdrew to one side and wrote a letter to a friend of his at Barcelona, telling him that the famous Don Quixote of La Mancha, the knight-errant of whom there was so much talk, was with him, and was, he assured him, the drollest and wisest man in the world; and that in four days from that date, that is to say, on Saint John the Baptist's Day, he was going to deposit him in full armour mounted on his horse Rocinante, together with his squire Sancho on an ass, in the middle of the strand of the city; and bidding him give notice of this to his friends the Niarros, that they might divert themselves with him.
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.
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.
Summary: A 25-year-old man has died after being attacked by a shark whilst swimming at Port Saint Johns on South Africa's east coast.
In the second period, David Marrin put Saint Charles 2-1 up, but two goals in the last three minutes from Kevin Regan and Chris Aitken saw Saint Johns triumph 3-2.
Burial will follow in Saint Johns Cemetery, Lancaster.