Definition of Jonah in English:

Jonah

Syllabification: Jo·nah
Pronunciation: /ˈjōnə
 
/
1(In the Bible) a Hebrew minor prophet. He was called by God to preach in Nineveh, but disobeyed and attempted to escape by sea; in a storm he was thrown overboard as a bringer of bad luck and swallowed by a great fish, only to be saved and finally succeed in his mission.
1.1A book of the Bible telling of Jonah.

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