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antonomasia the substitution of a proper name in place of a common name, as in calling a treacherous person "Judas". [1/2 definitions]
Ave. abbreviation of "Avenue," a street, esp. a wide one (written as part of a proper name).
blank a dash indicating omission of one or more words or letters, often proper names or obscenities. [1/12 definitions]
Blvd. abbreviation of "boulevard," a wide city street, often lined with trees or landscaped (used in a proper name).
Br.1 abbreviation of "Bridge," a structure that extends a road, path, or other route over an obstacle such as a river or railway, to allow for continuous travel (used as part of a proper name).
C. abbreviation of "cape," a point of land jutting into a large body of water (used in a proper name).
Co.2 abbreviation of "County," a subdivision of a U.S. state for purposes of local administration and government (used in a proper name). [2 definitions]
Co.1 abbreviation of "Company," a business firm (used in a proper name).
Col. abbreviation of "Colonel," in the U.S. Army, Air Force, and Marines, a rank above lieutenant colonel and below brigadier general (used in a proper name).
Coll. abbreviation of "College," a school or institution of higher learning, usu. providing education in general studies or liberal arts (used in a proper name).
Corp. abbreviation of "Corporation," an association of persons recognized by law and authorized to carry out certain functions with powers independent of the individual members (used in a proper name).
Cos. abbreviation of "Companies," a plural form of "Company" (used in a proper name).
Cpl. abbreviation of "Corporal," a noncommissioned officer in the U.S. Army, Air Force, or Marine Corps ranked below sergeant and above private first class (used in a proper name).
Ens. abbreviation of "Ensign," in the U.S. Coast Guard or Navy, one who is a commissioned officer of the lowest rank (used in a proper name).
Fr. abbreviation of "Frater" (Latin); brother (used in a proper name, esp. in connection with a religious fraternal order).
Ft. abbreviation of "Fort" (used in a proper name).
H.S. abbreviation of "High School," a school consisting of grades nine or ten through twelve or, formerly, grades seven through twelve (used in a proper name).
I. abbreviation of "Island" or "Isle" (used in a proper name).
Is. abbreviation of "island" or "islands," or "isle" or "isles" (used in a proper name).
L. abbreviation of "Lake," a large, standing body of fresh or salt water that is surrounded on all sides by land (used in a proper name).
nickname a name given to a person, place, or thing in place of or in addition to the proper name, to indicate humor, familiarity, or the character of the person, place, or thing. [2/3 definitions]