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Jonah British & World English

(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

Jonah New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

Hebrew minor prophet, thrown overboard as bringer of bad luck and swallowed by great fish

Lomu, Jonah Tali British & World English

(B.1975), New Zealand rugby player. He became the youngest Test player for the All Blacks when he joined the team in 1994