from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A phrase whose head is a noun, such as the phrase tall trees, whose head is the noun trees.
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- noun grammar A
phrasethat can serve as the subjector the objectof a verb; it is usually headed by a noun, (including pronouns), with any associated dependentssuch as determinersor modifiers.
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- noun a phrase that can function as the subject or object of a verb
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noun + phrase
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