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Princeton's WordNet

  1. James, James IVnoun

    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. James, James IInoun

    the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)

  3. James, James I, King James, King James Inoun

    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. James, Jesse Jamesnoun

    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. James, William Jamesnoun

    United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)

  6. James, Henry Jamesnoun

    writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)

  7. James, Saint James, St. James, Saint James the Apostle, St. James the Apostlenoun

    (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament

  8. James, James Rivernoun

    a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads

  9. James, James Rivernoun

    a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri

  10. Epistle of James, Jamesnoun

    a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle

Wiktionary

  1. Jamesnoun

    The twentieth book of the New Testament of the Bible, the general epistle of James.

  2. Jamesnoun

    One of two Apostles, James the Greater and James the Less, often identified with James, brother of Jesus.

  3. Jamesnoun

    popular since the Middle Ages. Also a common middle name.

Freebase

  1. James

    James are a British rock band from Manchester, England. They formed in 1982 and were active throughout the 1980s, but most successful during the 1990s. Their hit singles include "Come Home", "Sit Down", and "She's a Star" as well as their American college radio hit "Laid." Following the departure of lead singer Tim Booth in 2001, the band became inactive but re-formed in January 2007, returning for a new album and international tour. Up to 2010, the band had sold more than 25 million albums worldwide.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. James

    the name of three disciples of Christ; James, the elder son of Zebedee, by order of the high-priest was put to death by Herod Agrippa; James, the younger son of Alphæus; and James, the brother of the Lord, stoned to death.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'James' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #990

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'James' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1188

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of James in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of James in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of James in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    It took guts for James Comey to make the move that James Comey made, it took a lot of guts.

  2. Mark Fleischman:

    Rick James partied the hardest, it was unbelievable. I don’t know how he did it. But he killed himself partying… He did an enormous amount of cocaine and alcohol. He stayed up all night, every night, sometimes for days at a time… Mick Jagger took care of himself. Rick James did not.

  3. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I still remember two life-sized marble statues of two great scientists in the corridor of Manchester Town Hall, which I saw many years ago. One of them is of John Dalton, the founder of modern Chemistry and the Atomic Theory, while the second statue is of James Prescott Joule, the founder of modern Physics and the discoverer of the Law of Conservation of Energy. I consider myself very fortunate to be the student of the University of Manchester, the home of great scientists, Dalton and Joule. And most importantly, I am proud to be the recipient of Dalton Chemical Research Scholarship that enabled me to obtain my Ph.D. I am thankful to The University of Manchester as much as to John Dalton's Trust Foundation, for the greatest educational experience of my life.

  4. Tori Spelling:

    It was a little bizarre, at first, playing a mother of that age, you always hope, as an actress, that you can go into [ playing someone that age ] gently, first as a mother to a baby, then to a toddler. Only for Lifetime Lesbian Vampire Movie and for James Franco ' would I play a mother of this age.

  5. Milwaukee Brewers:

    Potential repercussions extend beyond any player seeking a thirst-quencher to his family, teammates, opponents and even the sports ability to continue. Part of the motivation for good behavior might be the same thing that drives most things in baseball wins and losses. The defending NL East champion Braves were rocked at the start of camp by the positive tests. Their setback underscored the new weight of the annual preseason mantra, If we can stay healthy.... I think we all recognize that the team that is hit the least hard by the virus, thats able to keep themselves healthy out there, is going to have the best chance to compete, Houston Astros James Click Click said. For a major leaguer, its counterintuitive : Avoid crowds. Teamwork can help players adopt an appropriately low-key lifestyle. I just make Christian Yelich get me everything, man.

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