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antonomasia

Definition of antonomasia
n. - The use of some epithet or the name of some office, dignity, or the like, instead of the proper name of the person; as when his majesty is used for a king, or when, instead of Aristotle, we say, the philosopher; or, conversely, the use of a proper name instead of an appellative, as when a wise man is called a Solomon, or an eminent orator a Cicero. 2

The word "antonomasia" uses 11 letters: A A A I M N N O O S T.

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