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See also: joh and Joh.



  • IPA(key): /d͡ʒəʊ/
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Proper noun[edit]


  1. Diminutive of Johannes — notably used in reference to:
    1. (Australian politics) Sir Johannes “Joh” Bjelke-Petersen (1911–2005), Premier of Queensland 1968–1987.
      • 2005 April 25th, Sydney Morning Herald:
        How Joh inspired a generation.
      • 2006 December 29th, The Australian:
        Nationals shake off Joh era.
      • 2012 January 3rd, The Australian:
        Abolishing compulsory voting would take Queensland back to Joh era, says Wayne Swan.