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Acronym

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An Acronym is an abbreviation formed from the initial components in a phrase or a word. Usually these components are individual letters (as in NATO or laser) or parts of

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Backronym

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A Backronym or Bacronym is a specially constructed phrase that is supposed to be the source of a word that is, or is claimed to be, an acronym. Backronyms may

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Hyponym

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In linguistics, a Hyponym (from Greek hupó, “under” and onomas, “name”) is a word or phrase whose semantic field is included within that of another word, its hyperonym or hypernym

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Eponym

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An Eponym is a person or thing for whom something is named, or believed to be named, or the name itself. For example, Elizabeth I of England is the eponym

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Exonym

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In ethnolinguistics, Exonyms are names of ethnic groups and where they live which have been applied to them by outsiders, in contrast to endonyms, which are the name used by

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Toponym

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Toponym is the general name for any place or geographical entity. Related, more specific types of toponym include hydronym for a body of water and oronym for a mountain or

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Tautonym

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In general English, a Tautonym is sometimes considered to be any word or term made from two identical parts or syllables, such as bonbon or dada. The origin of this

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Metonym

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Metonymy is a figure of speech in which a thing or concept is called not by its own name but rather by the name of something associated in meaning with

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