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frew commented on the word synecdonymy
synecdonymy: a portmanteau of synecdoche and metonymy. When one uses a synedoche to refer to a metonymy. Example: Washington recently decided to do such-and-such. Washington represents the US, the US represents the US government.
November 8, 2008
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