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  • proper n. The capital of Antigua and Barbuda.
  • proper n. The provincial capital and largest city of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada.

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  • n. the capital and largest city of Antigua and Barbuda; located on the island of Antigua
  • n. a port and provincial capital of Newfoundland
  • n. a river in northeastern Florida that flows northward to Jacksonville and then eastward to empty into the Atlantic Ocean


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  • The Ursula Shrine at St. John's Hospital in Bruges also retains the same general form, but here the ornament is supplied by the beautiful paintings of Hans

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • I am now in correspondence with the Bishop of Florida, with a view to establishing a line of churches along the St. John's River, and if I settle at Mandarin, it will be one of my stations.

    The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • According as the shifting obscurity and flickering gleam hovered here or glanced there, it was now the bearded physician, Luke, that bent his brow; now St. John's long hair that waved; and anon the devilish face of Judas, that grew out of the panel, and seemed gathering life and threatening a revelation of the arch-traitor -- of Satan himself -- in his subordinate's form.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. I.

  • Her brother Charles did not, however, see fit to change his creed, and though he went to Florida he settled a hundred and sixty miles west from the St. John's River, at Newport, near St. Marks, on the Gulf coast, and about twenty miles from Tallahassee.

    The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • Evincing considerable talents at a very early age, he received a careful private education under Mr. Rogers, a Scottish mathematician of distinguished merit; and afterwards was sent to St. John's College, Cambridge, always famous as a nursery of mathematical and scientific prodigies!

    The Story of the Herschels

  • In Queens ', St. Catharine's, Jesus, Christ's, St. John's and Magdalene a library formed a part of the original quadrangle. 7.33

    Old English Libraries; The Making, Collection and Use of Books During the Middle Ages

  • Our trip down the St. John's met with no obstacles except those occasioned by the Paying Teller's return tickets.

    Euphemia Among the Pelicans

  • During this year Mrs. St.we partially carried her plan into execution by hiring an old plantation called “Laurel Grove,” on the west side of the St. John's River, near the present village of Orange Park.

    The Life of Harriet Beecher Stowe

  • Two weeks later, Ballard was arrested; at the news, Babington fled from his home into the depths of St. John's Wood.

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • In 1867 Mr. Vickers preached a sermon at the laying of the corner-stone of St. John's Evangelical Church, in which he made charges against the Church.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


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