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synonyms for eponym

  • brand
  • flag
  • label
  • nickname
  • sign
  • signature
  • style
  • term
  • agnomen
  • alias
  • appellation
  • autograph
  • cognomen
  • denomination
  • designation
  • epithet
  • handle
  • head
  • heading
  • matronymic
  • moniker
  • monogram
  • namesake
  • patronymic
  • pseudonym
  • rubric
  • sobriquet
  • surname
  • tag
  • agname
  • autonym
  • compellation
  • nom de guerre
  • nom de plume
  • nomen
  • pen name
  • pet name
  • place name
  • prenomen
  • proper name
  • stage name
  • trade name
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How to use eponym in a sentence

Scyld, on the other hand, is in the first place probably a mere eponym of the power of the Scylding kings of Denmark.
BEOWULFR. W. CHAMBERS
Xanthus, however, puts Torrhebus in the place of Tyrsenus, and makes him the eponym of a district in Lydia.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 2VARIOUS
As for this eponym thing, why Saint Augustine called attention to it fifteen hundred years ago.
THE DAMNATION OF THERON WAREHAROLD FREDERIC
This, however, as we learn from the Eponym Canon, was not all.
THE EXPOSITOR'S BIBLEF. W. FARRAR
The case is different with Herakles, the patron, eponym, and ancestor of Dorian Hellas.
A PROBLEM IN GREEK ETHICSJOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Eponym, ep′o-nim, n. a mythical personage created to account for the name of a tribe or people: a special title.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 2 OF 4: E-M)VARIOUS
And in this respect Herakles was the eponym and patron of an order which existed throughout Doric Hellas.
STUDIES OF THE GREEK POETS (VOL II OF 2)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
Sardanapalus, the eponym of Oriental luxury, furnishes a good subject for this style of composition.
STUDIES OF THE GREEK POETS (VOL II OF 2)JOHN ADDINGTON SYMONDS
The word 'Abram' is merely an eponym—it means 'exalted father.'
THE DAMNATION OF THERON WAREHAROLD FREDERIC
As much is suggested by the following entry in an eponym list.
MYTHS OF BABYLONIA AND ASSYRIADONALD A. MACKENZIE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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