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Definition 1: a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) a book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle

(... is part of james) the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible

Definition 2: a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of james) a state of north central United States bordering on Canada

(... is part of james) a state in north central United States

Definition 3: a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads - [noun denoting object]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) a large natural stream of water (larger than a creek)

"the river was navigable for 50 miles"

(... is part of james) a state in the eastern United States; one of the original 13 colonies; one of the Confederate States in the American Civil War

Definition 4: (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel

(james is an instance of ...) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

(james belongs to category ...) the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible

Definition 5: writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)

Definition 6: United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) a specialist in philosophy

(james is an instance of ...) a scientist trained in psychology

Definition 7: 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) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) someone who has committed a crime or has been legally convicted of a crime

Definition 8: 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) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) the sovereign ruler of England

(... is a member of james) the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714

Definition 9: the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) the sovereign ruler of England

(... is a member of james) the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714

Definition 10: 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) - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for james in the sense of this definition

(james is an instance of ...) a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom

(... is a member of james) the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714

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