Definition of Appellation

1. Noun. Identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others.




Definition of Appellation

1. n. The act of appealing; appeal.

Definition of Appellation

1. Noun. (formal or dated) A name, title(,) or designation. ¹

2. Noun. An indication for wine that describes its geographic origin. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Appellation

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Appellation

appeases
appeaseth
appeasing
appeasing(a)
appeasingly
appeasive
appel
appellable
appellancy
appellant
appellants
appellate
appellate court
appellate courts
appellate jurisdiction
appellation (current term)
appellations
appellative
appellatively
appellativeness
appellatives
appellatory
appellee
appellees
appellor
appellors
appels
appenage
appenages
append

Literary usage of Appellation

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1. English Synonymes Explained in Alphabetical Order: With Copious by George Crabb (1881)
"A title is a species of appellation, not drawn from anything personal, ... An appellation may be often a term of reproach ; but a title is always a mark of ..."

2. The Library by Bibliographical Society (Great Britain)., Library Association (1907)
"This simply proves that he could not have printed ' Th' appellation ' at Rochelle on the ... Penry, again, states that he is writing his 'appellation' while ..."

3. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... it does not appear that this appellation existed at «11 ;> but that in ... at that early period, by uno tribe extending its own appellation to others. ..."

4. The Ante-Nicene Fathers: Translations of the Writings of the Fathers Down to by Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, Arthur Cleveland Coxe, Ernest Cushing Richardson, Allan Menzies, Bernhard Pick (1903)
"For if He gives Himself that appellation which was provided in the prophecy for the Christ of :r,e Creator, He undoubtedly offers Himself to be understood ..."

5. Practical Christian Socialism: A Conversational Exposition of the True by Adin Ballou (1854)
"CONVERSATION I. Definition of terms and appellation—Generic meaning of Socialism—Who are Socialists, and who Anti-Socialists—Different kinds of ..."

6. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1887)
"Heretics, and declare that their conventicles shall no longer warp " the respectable appellation of churches. ..."

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