Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: Saint John
  1. A port in eastern Canada; the largest city in New Brunswick
    - St. John
  2. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
    - John, St. John, Saint John the Apostle, St. John the Apostle, John the Evangelist, John the Divine
  3. A river that rises in Maine and flows northeastward through New Brunswick to empty into the Bay of Fundy
    - Saint John River, St. John, St. John River

Derived forms: Saint Johns

Type of: Apostle, city, Evangelist, metropolis, port, river, saint, urban center [US], urban centre [Brit, Cdn]

Part of: Maine, ME, New Brunswick, Pine Tree State

Encyclopedia: Saint John, New Brunswick ward plebiscite, 2007