St. John: Meaning and Definition of

St. John

Pronunciation: (sānt" jon' for 1 also sin'j&schwan), [key]
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  2. an island of the Virgin Islands of the United States, in the E West Indies. 2300; ab. 20 sq. mi. (52 sq. km).
  3. a lake in SE Canada, in Quebec province, draining into the Saguenay River. 365 sq. mi. (945 sq. km).
  4. a river in the NE United States and SE Canada, flowing NE and E from Maine to New Brunswick province and then S to the Bay of Fundy. 450 mi. (725 km) long.
  5. a seaport in S New Brunswick, in SE Canada, on the Bay of Fundy, at the mouth of the St. John River. 80,521.
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