Saint John's (jŏnz)
1. also Saint Johns The capital of Antigua and Barbuda, on the northern coast of Antigua in the Leeward Islands of the West Indies.
2. The capital and largest city of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, on the eastern coast of Newfoundland on the Avalon Peninsula. It was founded as an English colony in 1583 and grew as a fishing port.
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