1. English preacher and author of an allegorical novel, Pilgrim's Progress (1628-1688)
; [syn: Bunyan, John Bunyan]
2. a legendary giant lumberjack of the north woods of the United States and Canada;
- Example: "Paul Bunyan had a blue ox named Babe"
- Example: "the lakes of Minnesota began when Paul Bunyan and Babe's footprints filled with water"
[syn: Bunyan, Paul Bunyan]