Examples from the Web for nom
For one month in 2013, a British street artist known by the nom de plume of Banksy hypnotized the city of New York.Catch Him If You Can: Reliving Banksy’s New York Invasion|Alex Suskind|November 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But Steinitz had particularly stern words for Abbas, whom he referred to by his nom de guerre, Abu Mazen.
Marlow: Brie Larson was brilliant in Short Term 12 and agree she deserved some nom love.The Best Actor and Actress Oscars: Will Woodygate Sink Cate Blanchett? Has DiCaprio’s Time Come?|Kevin Fallon, Marlow Stern|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even his name is a nom de guerre: Before launching the Temple, he went by the somewhat less evocative Doug Mesner.
It is headed by another shadowy figure using the nom de guerre Abu Muhammad al Golani.
This should be the real name of the person, not a nom de plume or pseudonym.
Suddenly he said: "Nom d'un nom, she is a fine girl, all the same, that Martine."Original Short Stories, Volume 8 (of 13)|Guy de Maupassant
When he heard my 'nom de guerre' he looked more dejected than before.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine
In Monosyllables the plural, through all its cases, is formed by adding a to the nom.Elements of Gaelic Grammar|Alexander Stewart
But Mr. Knight is not sure that "Francis Moore" was not a nom de guerre, although at p. 241.
British Dictionary definitions for nom
Word Origin and History for nom
French, "name" (9c.), from Latin nomen (see name (n.)). Used in various phrases, e.g. nom de guerre (1670s), name used by a person engaged in some action, literally "war name;" nom de plume (1823), literally "pen name;" nom de théâtre (1874) "stage name." "Nom de plume is open to the criticism that it is ridiculous for English writers to use a French phrase that does not come from France" [Fowler].