Johnston

biographical name (1)
John·​ston | \ ˈjän(t)-stən, -sən\

Definition of Johnston

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Albert Sidney 1803–1862 American Confederate general

Johnston

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Definition of Johnston (Entry 2 of 3)

Joseph Eggleston 1807–1891 American Confederate general

Johnston

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John·​ston | \ ˈjän(t)-stən \

Definition of Johnston (Entry 3 of 3)

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

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