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- 1. Jonah
- usage: (Old Testament) Jonah did not wish to become a prophet so God caused a great storm to throw him overboard from a ship; he was saved by being swallowed by a whale that vomited him out onto dry land
- 2. jonah, jinx, unfortunate, unfortunate person
- usage: a person believed to bring bad luck to those around him
- 3. Jonah, Book of Jonah
- usage: a book in the Old Testament that tells the story of Jonah and the whale
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