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Jonah

noun Jo·nah \ˈjō-nə, 3 is also -nər\

Definition of JONAH

1
:  an Israelite prophet who according to the account in the book of Jonah resisted a divine call to preach repentance to the people of Nineveh, was swallowed and vomited by a great fish, and eventually carried out his mission
2
:  a narrative book of canonical Jewish and Christian Scripture — see bible table
3
:  one believed to bring bad luck

Origin of JONAH

Hebrew Yōnāh
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with JONAH

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