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noun as in name

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The calls to put the “Julia Child of” appellation to rest feel welcome, and may indicate a broader shift in food storytelling.

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Pinot noir lovers could spend their lives, and livers, exploring the appellations of Burgundy’s Côte d’Or, from the flowery bouquet of Chambolle-Musigny to the power of Pommard and the velvet of Volnay.

This wine approaches the more pricey appellation of Sancerre in its depth and minerality.

In the U.S. the equivalent of an appellation is called an American Viticultural Area.

Maybe then Napa and Sonoma could get the chops to design an appellation regime of integrity.

Many have even taken on their “escort name” as their everyday appellation, in the name of maintaining their “brand.”

And while Mandela was richly deserving of his Nobel Prize and earned the overused appellation "great man," he wasn't a saint.

Name Synonyms;
reputation, title, appellation, denomination, repute.

This last appellation seems to be another form of Riuiere du Fouez, given to this river by Cartier.

Champlain limits this appellation to the tribes that dwell upon the Ottawa.

This last appellation was but a nickname of the tribe, which was properly called Wendot or Wyandot.

Thomas Westfield died; a learned English divine, whose eloquence and pathos procured him the appellation of the weeping prophet.

Indeed, they used the epithet son of a goat in the same way as the modern vulgar do an appellation which is much more literal.


On this page you'll find 23 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to appellation, such as: moniker, sobriquet, designation, epithet, handle, and label.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.