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homonymy

[huh-mon-uh-mee, hoh-] /həˈmɒn ə mi, hoʊ-/
noun
1.
homonymous state.
Origin of homonymy
1545-1555
1545-55; < Late Latin homōnymia < Greek homōnymía, equivalent to homṓnym(os) homonymous + -ia -y3
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