James James prop. n. 1. William James, an American psychologist and philosopher (1842-1910). He was the brother of Henry James.

Syn: William James. [WordNet 1.5]

2. Henry James, an American novelist and critic, born 1843, died 1916. He was the brother of William James.

Syn: Henry James. [WordNet 1.5]

3. Saint James the Apostle, a disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of The Epistle of James in the New Testament.

Syn: Saint James, St. James, Saint James the Apostle. [WordNet 1.5]

4. The James River, a tributary of the Missouri River.

Syn: James River. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • James — is a common English surname and given name: James (name), the typically masculine first name James James (surname), various people with the last name James James may also refer to: Contents 1 People 2 Places 3 Science and Technology …   Wikipedia

  • James —   [dʒeɪmz],    1) C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert), westindischer Schriftsteller, * Tunapuna (bei Port of Spain, Trinidad) 4. 1. 1901, ✝ London 31. 5. 1989; war in den frühen 30er Jahren, von marxistischen und zeitweise auch trotzkistischen Ideen… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • James — m English and Scottish form of the name borne in the New Testament by two of Christ s disciples, James son of Zebedee and James son of Alphaeus. This form comes from Late Latin Iacomus, a variant of Iacobus, Latin form of the New Testament Greek… …   First names dictionary

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