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Meaning of Joan

Joan

Pronunciation: ( jōn), [key]
— n.
  1. (“Fair Maid of Kent”) 1328–85, wife of Edward, the Black Prince, and mother of Richard II.
  2. a fictitious female pope about a.d. 855–858.
  3. a female given name.
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