Definition of Pope Joan in English:

Pope Joan

proper noun

  • (according to a legend widely believed in the Middle Ages) a woman in male disguise who (c.1100) became a distinguished scholar and then pope, reigned for more than two years, and died after giving birth to a child during a procession.


Pope Joan

/ˌpōp ˈjōn/ /ˌpoʊp ˈdʒoʊn/