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- n. A proper noun.
- n. A phrase that names a specific object.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a name applied to a particular person, place, or thing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a noun that denotes a particular thing; usually capitalized
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A parallel is found in the analogous verb hayyah, which also existed in the parallel form hawwah (Ge 27: 29) and survives in this form in the proper name Yahweh.
J+B+Q+ is the proper name of a stream near Mount Gilead, on the northern border of the Ammonites, flowing into Jordan on the east, now called Wady Zurka, i.e., blue river.
The proper name of this fruit is Pimento or Jamaica pepper; but its scent resembling that of a mixture of cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves, it has received the name of All spice.
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.
It was not until the next day that the eleven ships were towed to their permanent moorings off the city of São Sebastião, which was the proper name for urban Rio.
As a protest against any notion of promiscuity on the part of the first man the account significantly adds to the proper name Eve, "his wife," as though to indicate that he knew and instinctively felt that the marital relation was intended to be monogamous: it would not have occurred to our first parent to "know" any other than "his wife."
The proper name for Eve, chawwah, is by far not as uncertain in meaning as some would claim.
ShK+M% (shechem,) which among the Hebrews signifies a part, allusion is made to the proper name of the place.
The proper name for it is menstruation, to menstruate.
Your letter, however, points to a much broader question, whether what have received from Mr. Evans the new and proper name of Elevators, are of his invention.
It wasn't even a proper name — more likely it had been just "the old cow ford near Easingbridge".