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Definition of James

Noun: James  jeymz

  1. The last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)
    - James II
     
  2. 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)
    - James I, King James, King James I
     
  3. 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)
    - Jesse James
     
  4. A river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads
    - James River
     
  5. A river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri
    - James River
     
  6. 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)
    - James IV
     
  7. (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament
    - Saint James, St. James, Saint James the Apostle, St. James the Apostle
     
  8. A New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle
    - Epistle of James
     
  9. Writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)
    - Henry James
     
  10. United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)
    - William James

See also:
jambs
Jamesian

Anagrams containing the word James

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