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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • possessive proper n. The capital of Antigua and Barbuda, on the northern coast of Antigua in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies. Tourism is important to its economy. Population: 24,500.
  • possessive proper n. The capital and largest city of Newfoundland, Canada, on the southeast coast of the island. One of the oldest settlements in North America, it was first colonized by the English in 1583 but did not come under permanent British control until 1762. Population: 101,000.

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  • proper n. The provincial capital of Newfoundland, Canada.


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  • Whatever happened, it's clear that Saint John's has forgotten the principles that once informed the idealism of Eugene McCarthy, who believed that a university is to be an arena for the free expression of all views and that even those ideas which do not comport to orthodoxy must be heard in order to be understood.

    Kitty Kelley: Smudging a Senator's Legacy

  • FIRFER: We know Saint John's Wort has been used for sleep disorders.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2004

  • The answer is, Saint John's Wort is named for John the Baptist since it's often harvested around the feast of Saint John the Baptist on June 24.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2004

  • Also you have to be patient with Saint John's Wort.

    CNN Transcript Mar 20, 2004

  • And a very simple reason for that is a patient from Saint John's Rehab Hospital was transferred there on the 15th of May, so in fact, there are procedures in effect over there, and if you flip over to the rear of the press release, you will notice that the neurosurgery unit for now is closed to new admissions, and staff who have had contact with this particular patient are in isolation as appropriate.

    CNN Transcript May 24, 2003

  • There is a quite possibility that individuals who visited Saint John's, the emergency room of North York (ph) General may have been exposed to the virus, and so, very clearly, I gave you the dates a few moments ago for your viewers, readers and listeners to take into account and follow the public health directions that we have given.

    CNN Transcript May 24, 2003

  • I heard him read once from Saint John's Gospel, and speak on what he read.

    The Heretic's Apprentice

  • The lot for it was purchased in April, 1829, but the founders for a year or two previous to that had been worshipping in the Presbyterian Church building, Saint John's or the Lancastrian schoolroom.

    A Portrait of Old George Town

  • It is always to be remembered, that Saint John's Church thus consecrated and set apart to the worship of Almighty God, is by the act of consecration thus performed, separated from all worldly and unhallowed uses, and to be considered sacred to the service of the _Holy and undivided Trinity_.

    The International Monthly Magazine, Volume 5, No. 1, January, 1852

  • Will you have it consecrated on the Eve instead, Saint John's Night?

    Cinderella in the South Twenty-Five South African Tales


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