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  • noun Plural form of agnomen.


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  • These DASANAMIS or ten agnomens include the GIRI (mountain), to which Sri Yukteswar, and hence myself, belong.

    Autobiography of a Yogi

  • Geraldine was an admirable mimic; that she could draw or speak caricatures; that she was also wonderfully happy in the invention of agnomens and cognomens, so applicable to the persons, that they could scarcely be forgotten or forgiven.

    Tales and Novels — Volume 04

  • Volpi additionally insists on saddling cities and walk-on historical personages with weird, mock comic agnomens: Moscow is not Moscow but "Moscow, that city of wide avenues."

    NYT > Home Page


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