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JAMES noun

Definition of James (noun)

  1. a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)
  2. the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
  3. the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)
  4. United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)
  5. United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
  6. writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)
  7. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
  8. a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
  9. a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
  10. a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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