Johnston

biographical name John·ston \ ˈjän(t)-stən , -sən \

Definition of Johnston

Albert Sidney 1803–1862 American Confederate general

Johnston

biographical name

Definition of Johnston

Joseph Eggleston 1807–1891 American Confederate general

Johnston

geographical name John·ston \ ˈjän(t)-stən \

Definition of Johnston

1 island (atoll) in the central Pacific southwest of Oahu belonging to the U.S.
2 town southwest of Providence in northern Rhode Island population 28,769

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up Johnston? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

nourishment or food and drink

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Namesakes Word Quiz

  • a-citrus-fruit-possibly-named-after-a-person
  • Which of the following is a fruit named after a Moroccan seaport?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!