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 Jin’nistan.Joan (Pope). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Jo’achim (St.).
 
The father of the Virgin Mary. Generally represented as an old man carrying in a basket two turtle-doves, in allusion to the offering made for the purification of his daughter. His wife was St. Anne, or St. Anna.   1
 


 Jin’nistan.Joan (Pope). 

 
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