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[wahn; Spanish hwahn] /wɑn; Spanish ʰwɑn/
a male given name, Spanish form of John. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But Juan had given her money, for which she had promised to bring him the castanets.

    The Little Spanish Dancer Madeline Brandeis
  • Here—Juan, let some one go for Uncle Licurgo to get the nag ready.

    Dona Perfecta B. Perez Galdos
  • They appealed to Juan for advice, but the lazy Mexican appeared to know even less than they.

  • “Ah, our young ladies do not get into the newspapers,” commented Juan Pachuca.

    Across the Mesa Jarvis Hall
  • "Go, notwithstanding," said Juan, touched still further by the distresses of the infidel.

    The Infidel, Vol. II. Robert Montgomery Bird
Word Origin and History for Juan

masc. proper name, Spanish form of John.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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