Synonyms for john-jacob-astor

1. John Jacob Astor (n.)

United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)

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2. Jacob (n.)

(Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')

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3. Astor (n.)

British politician (born in the United States) who was the first woman to sit in the British House of Commons (1879-1964)

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4. Jacob (n.)

French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)

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5. Astor (n.)

United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)

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7. john (n.)

a prostitute's customer

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8. John (n.)

the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament

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9. John (n.)

(New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation

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10. John (n.)

youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216)

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