named after


named after
named in honor of a person or thing, given the name of a person or thing

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • named after — {adj. phr.} Given the same name as someone. * /Archibald was named after his father./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • named after — {adj. phr.} Given the same name as someone. * /Archibald was named after his father./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • named\ after — adj. phr. Given the same name as someone. Archibald was named after his father …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Named after — named for; to call someone the same name …   Dictionary of Australian slang

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  • List of places named after places in the United States — This is a list of places named after places in the United States. It does not include places named after nearby cities, such as East Cleveland, Ohio.*Bowling Green, Ohio named after Bowling Green, Kentucky named after Bowling Green, Virginia *… …   Wikipedia


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