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Meaning of james

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry
           VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded
           England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513) [syn:
           {James}, {James IV}]
      2: the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and
         Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701) [syn: {James},
         {James II}]
      3: the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603
         to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the
         son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he
         alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right
         of kings (1566-1625) [syn: {James}, {James I}, {King James},
         {King James I}]
      4: United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and
         later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in
         the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang
         (1847-1882) [syn: {James}, {Jesse James}]
      5: United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist
         (1842-1910) [syn: {James}, {William James}]
      6: writer who was born in the United States but lived in England
         (1843-1916) [syn: {James}, {Henry James}]
      7: (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of
         the Epistle of James in the New Testament [syn: {James},
         {Saint James}, {St. James}, {Saint James the Apostle}, {St.
         James the Apostle}]
      8: a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at
         Hampton Roads [syn: {James}, {James River}]
      9: a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across
         South Dakota to the Missouri [syn: {James}, {James River}]
      10: a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle
          [syn: {Epistle of James}, {James}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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