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  • james james  /ˈdʒeɪmz/ ?  a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England…

    james meaning(s) 

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

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  • james a. garfield james a. garfield  20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated…
  • james abbott mcneill whistler james abbott mcneill whistler  United States painter (1834-1903)
  • james abraham garfield james abraham garfield  20th President of the United States; assassinated by a frustrated…
  • james agee james agee  United States novelist (1909-1955)
  • james albert michener james albert michener  United States writer of historical novels (1907-1997)
  • james alfred van allen james alfred van allen  United States physicist who discovered two belts of charged…
  • james arthur baldwin james arthur baldwin  United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)
  • james augustine aloysius joyce james augustine aloysius joyce  influential Irish writer noted for his many innovations…
  • james augustus henry murray james augustus henry murray  Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped…
  • james augustus murray james augustus murray  Scottish philologist and the lexicographer who shaped the…
  • james baldwin james baldwin  United States author who was an outspoken critic of racism (1924-1987)
  • james barrie james barrie  Scottish dramatist and novelist; created Peter Pan (1860-1937)
  • james bay james bay  the southern extension of Hudson Bay in Canada between western Quebec and northeastern…
  • james bernoulli james bernoulli  Swiss mathematician (1654-1705)
  • james bond james bond  British secret operative 007 in novels by Ian Fleming
  • james boswell james boswell  Scottish author noted for his biography of Samuel Johnson (1740-1795)
  • james bowie james bowie  United States pioneer and hero of the Texas revolt against Mexico; he shared…
  • james branch cabell james branch cabell  United States writer of satirical novels (1879-1958)
  • james buchanan james buchanan  15th President of the United States (1791-1868)
  • james buchanan brady james buchanan brady  United States financier noted for his love of diamonds and his…
  • james butler hickock james butler hickock  frontier marshal whose adventures have become legendary (1837-1876)
  • james byron dean james byron dean  United States film actor whose moody rebellious roles made him a cult…
  • james cagney james cagney  United States film actor known for his portrayals of tough characters (1899-1986)
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