[ uh-pon-uh-mee ]
/ əˈpɒn ə mi /
the derivation of names from eponyms.
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Words nearby eponymy
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Example sentences from the Web for eponymy
(Dated) the third day of Sebat, in the eponymy of Rimmon-lid-ani.
(Dated) the month Sebat, the first day, the eponymy of Bel-kharran-Sadua.'
British Dictionary definitions for eponymy
/ (ɪˈpɒnɪmɪ) /
the derivation of names of places, etc, from those of persons
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