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appellation

ap·pel·la·tion

appellation

 
 
pronunciation:
ae p leI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: a name, title, or other designation.
The city acquired the appellation "Six Shooter Junction" during a lawless period in the nineteenth century.
synonyms:
designation, name, title
similar words:
alias, appellative, cognomen, denomination, epithet, honorific, label, nickname, nom de plume, pseudonym, sobriquet, tag
definition 2: the act or process of naming.
synonyms:
designation, entitling, naming, titling
similar words:
christening, definition, denomination, identification, indication
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