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Definition of jane

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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Definition of Jane (Entry 2 of 2)

: a small Genoese coin which circulated in England during the 14th and 15th centuries

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History and Etymology for jane

Noun (1)

from the name Jane

Noun (2)

Middle English, probably modification of Middle French Genes Genoa, Italy

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“Jane.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/jane. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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