James

noun \ ˈjāmz \

Definition of James

1 : an apostle, son of Zebedee, and brother of the apostle John according to the Gospel accounts
2 : an apostle and son of Alphaeus according to the Gospel accounts called also James the Less
3 : a brother of Jesus traditionally held to be the author of the New Testament Epistle of James
4 : a moral lecture addressed to early Christians and included as a book in the New Testament — see Bible Table

Origin and Etymology of james

Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Vulgar Latin *Jacomus, alteration of Late Latin Jacobus, Jacob Jacob


James

biographical name \ ˈjāmz \

Definition of James

name of 6 kings of Scotland and 2 kings of Great Britain: especially VI 1566–1625 of Scotland (reigned 1567–1603) or I of Great Britain (reigned 1603–25); II 1633–1701 (reigned 1685–88)

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Henry 1811–1882 American philosopher

James

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Henry 1843–1916 son of Henry James British (American-born) writer

Jamesian

play \ˈjām-zē-ən\ adjective

James

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Jesse Woodson 1847–1882 American outlaw

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LeBron (Raymone) 1984–     American basketball player

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P(hyllis) D(orothy) 1920–2014 Baroness James of Holland Park British writer

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William 1842–1910 brother of Henry James (writer) American psychologist and philosopher

Jamesian

play \ˈjām-zē-ən\ adjective

James

geographical name \ ˈjāmz \

Definition of James

1 or officially Dakota play \də-ˈkō-tə\ river 710 miles (1143 kilometers) long in North Dakota and South Dakota flowing south to the Missouri River
2 river 340 miles (547 kilometers) long in Virginia flowing east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads

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