[joh-han-is-burg, -hah-nis-; Dutch yoh-hahn-uh s-bœrkh] /dʒoʊˈhæn ɪsˌbɜrg, -ˈhɑ nɪs-; Dutch yoʊˈhɑn əsˌbœrx/
a city in S Transvaal, in the NE Republic of South Africa.
a city in N South Africa; the capital of Gauteng province: South Africa’s largest city and chief industrial centre; grew with the establishment in 1886 of the gold-mining industry; University of Witwatersrand (1922). Pop: 1 009 036 (2001)
Johannesburg [(joh-han-uhs-burg, joh-hah-nuhs-burg)]
Largest city in South Africa, located in the northeastern part of the country.
Note: It is the commercial center for South Africa’s diamond and gold industries.
- Johannes Damascenus
[dam-uh-see-nuh s] /ˌdæm əˈsi nəs/ noun 1. . [dam-uh-see-nuh s] /ˌdæm əˈsi nəs/ noun 1. Johannes [joh-han-eez,, -is] /dʒoʊˈhæn iz,, -ɪs/ (Show IPA), .
- Johannes gutenberg
[goot-n-burg; German goot-n-berk] /ˈgut nˌbɜrg; German ˈgut nˌbɛrk/ noun 1. Johannes [yoh-hahn-uh s] /yoʊˈhɑn əs/ (Show IPA), (Johann Gensfleisch) c1400–68, German printer: credited with invention of printing from movable type. /ˈɡuːtənˌbɜːɡ; German ˈɡuːtənbɛrk/ noun 1. Johann (joˈhan), original name Johannes Gensfleisch. ?1398–1468, German printer; inventor of printing by movable type
- Johannes kepler
Kepler (kěp’lər) German astronomer and mathematician who is considered the founder of celestial mechanics. He was first to accurately describe the elliptical orbits of Earth and the planets around the Sun and demonstrated that planets move fastest when they are closest to the Sun. He also established that a planet’s distance from the Sun can […]
[jos-uh-lin, jos-lin] /ˈdʒɒs ə lɪn, ˈdʒɒs lɪn/ noun 1. a female given name, form of . proper name, variant of Jocelin.