Definition of Johnny Appleseed

1. Noun. United States pioneer who planted apple trees as he traveled (1774-1845).

Exact synonyms: Chapman, John Chapman
Generic synonyms: Pioneer



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Johnny Appleseed

John the Divine
John the Evangelist
John von Neumann
Johnathan
Johncock
Johne's bacillus
Johne's disease
Johnnie
Johnno
Johnny-come-latelies
Johnny-come-lately
Johnny-jump-up
Johnny-jump-ups
Johnny-one-note
Johnny Appleseed (current term)
Johnny Canuck
Johnny Foreigner
Johnny Moss
Johnny Reb
Johnny onions
Johnnys
Johns
Johns Hopkins
Johnson's method
Johnson City
Johnson solid

Literary usage of Johnny Appleseed

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1. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"More than one family was saved from surprise and death by a queer character known as Johnny Appleseed, who travelled through the wilderness planting ..."

2. Public School Methods (1921)
"Reading Johnny Appleseed Toward the close of the Revolutionary War, many people started out to make their homes in the fertile lands of Ohio. ..."

3. Indiana Authors: A Representative Collection for Young People by Minnie Olcott Williams (1916)
"Johnny Appleseed ELEANOR ATKINSON Apple blossoms that gladdened the hearts, and fruits that brought comfort and pleasure to the rude firesides of the ..."

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