a female given name.
Also, Joann, Jo Ann, Joanna [joh-an-uh] . Unabridged
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Joanna definition

whom Jehovah has graciously given. (1.) The grandson of Zerubbabel, in the lineage of Christ (Luke 3:27); the same as Hananiah (1 Chr. 3:19). (2.) The wife of Chuza, the steward of Herod Antipas, tetrarch of Galilee (Luke 8:3). She was one of the women who ministered to our Lord, and to whom he appeared after his resurrection (Luke 8:3; 24:10).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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Example sentences for joanna
Joanna comes from a world that is beginning its feminist movement.
Joanna recognizes that her own style of narration reflects a feminine quality.
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