died a.d. 642, pope 640–642.
called the Fortunate. 1604–56, king of Portugal (1640–56). As duke of Braganza he led a revolt against Spanish rule and became king: lost most of Portugal’s Asian possessions to the Dutch
- John IX
noun 1. died a.d. 900, Italian ecclesiastic: pope 898–900.
- John jakes
[jeyks] /dʒeɪks/ noun 1. John, born 1932, U.S. novelist. /dʒeɪks/ noun 1. an archaic slang word for lavatory 2. (Southwest English, dialect) human excrement n. “a privy,” mid-15c., genitive singular of jack (n.).
- John jay
[jey] /dʒeɪ/ noun 1. John, 1745–1829, U.S. statesman and jurist: first chief justice of the U.S. 1789–95. 2. a male given name. /dʒeɪ/ noun 1. any of various passerine birds of the family Corvidae (crows), esp the Eurasian Garrulus glandarius, with a pinkish-brown body, blue-and-black wings, and a black-and-white crest See also blue jay 2. […]
- John j pershing
[pur-shing or for 2, -zhing] /ˈpɜr ʃɪŋ or for 2, -ʒɪŋ/ noun 1. John Joseph (“Blackjack”) 1860–1948, U.S. general: commander of the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. 2. Military. /ˈpɜːʃɪŋ/ noun 1. John Joseph, nickname Black Jack. 1860–1948, US general. He was commander in chief of the American Expeditionary Force in Europe (1917–19) […]