|1.||a port in E Canada, at the mouth of the St John River: the largest city in New Brunswick; very often not abbreviated to `St'. Pop: 90 762 (2001)|
|2.||an island in the Caribbean, in the Virgin Islands of the US. Pop: 4197 (2000). Area: 49 sq km (19 sq miles)|
|3.||Lake Saint John a lake in Canada, in S Quebec: drained by the Saguenay River. Area: 971 sq km (375 sq miles)|
|4.||a river in E North America, rising in Maine, US, and flowing northeast to New Brunswick, Canada, then generally southeast to the Bay of Fundy. Length: 673 km (418 miles)|
Note: Newfoundland became Canada's tenth province in 1949. The remains of possible Viking settlements have been found in Newfoundland.
Note: It was the first overseas possession of England; fishing settlements began in the sixteenth century.