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Johannes

- Noun

A Portuguese gold coin of the value of eight dollars, named from the figure of King John which it bears; -- often contracted into joe; as, a joe, or a half joe.


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    Major Johannes Hardenbergh (1670–1745), also known as Sir Johannes Hardenbergh, was the owner of the Hardenbergh patent of land in the Catskill Mountains.

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    Robert Heinrich Johannes Sobotta (31 January 1869, in Berlin – 20 April 1945, in Bonn ) was a German anatomist.

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