Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. A male given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. A female given name transferred from the surname.
  • proper n. Any one of several cities, townships, and counties.

Etymologies

From placenames, possibly Old English "ledge/willow village". (Wiktionary)

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