Main definitions of James, St in English

: James, St1James, St2James, St3

James, St1

proper noun

  • An Apostle, son of Zebedee and brother of John; known as St James the Great. He was put to death by Herod Agrippa I; afterwards, according to a Spanish tradition, his body was taken to Santiago de Compostela. Feast day, 25 July.

Main definitions of James, St in English

: James, St1James, St2James, St3

James, St2

proper noun

  • An Apostle; known as St James the Less. Feast day (in the Eastern Church) 9 October; (in the Western Church) 1 May.

Main definitions of James, St in English

: James, St1James, St2James, St3

James, St3

proper noun

  • 1Leader of the early Christian Church at Jerusalem; known as St James the Just or the Lord's brother. He was put to death by the Sanhedrin. Feast day, 1 May.

    1. 1.1 The epistle of the New Testament traditionally ascribed to St James.