How to use Name in a sentence

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  • I had already searched for the name Yancey Giddon, but found nothing.

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  • Her name is Allie.

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  • The name wasn't familiar to me.

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  • The name doesn't ring a bell.

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  • Alex had provided the money to remodel the home, but insisted that it stay in her name only.

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  • They had never heard of Chilon, for his name was hardly known outside of his own country.

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  • What in God's name had we done?

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  • This morning, while she was washing, she wanted to know the name for "water."

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  • Everything had a name, and each name gave birth to a new thought.

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  • His name came easily to her lips this time.

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  • I never discovered the name of the town.

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  • I can't remember the name of it, but I think I would have remembered North Street.

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  • His name is remembered in our country as that of a brave and noble man.

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  • In a flash I knew that the word was the name of the process that was going on in my head.

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  • If you mention his name to Alex, you'll find out why she feels that way.

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  • What was his name, Michael?

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  • I got a name for you; your assailant.

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  • There was once a painter whose name was Zeuxis. He could paint pictures so life-like that they were mistaken for the real things which they represented.

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  • Why is it that you can only remember my first name when we're making love?

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  • I recalled the name immediately.

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  • The guy's name is John Luke Grasso.

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  • They came in a flat green tin—fifty of 'em. That's how they got the name.

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  • In Welsh and Cornish the name is cath.

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  • Each great personage had a major domus - the queen had hers, the king his; and since the royal house was called the palace, this officer took the name of "mayor of the palace."

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  • The name Larissa was common to many "Pelasgian" towns, and apparently signified a fortified city or burg, such as the citadel of Argos.

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  • It has, however, been revived in modern times under the name of "New Delft."

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  • They are, however, so simply deducible from the results he has.given that all the four analogies may be properly called by his name.

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  • In Latin he always wrote his name "Neperus."

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  • They'll die down there in the grass, said the third lawyer, whose name I forget.

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  • But the fourth lawyer, whose name was Abraham Lincoln, stopped.

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  • Two hundred years ago there lived in Boston a little boy whose name was Benjamin Franklin.

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  • In Scotland there once lived a poor shepherd whose name was James Hogg.

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  • The name of James Hogg became known all over Scotland.

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  • Once upon a time there was a famous Arab whose name was Al Mansur.

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  • The name of Arion is still remembered as that of a most wonderful musician.

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  • One Gallup poll at the time said more people knew about the trial than knew the full name of the president.

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  • I was only just learning to speak, and had previously repeated her name until I could say it perfectly.

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  • He said he was the little boy in the poem, and that the girl's name was Sally, and more which I have forgotten.

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  • It was St. Natalia's day and the name day of two of the Rostovs--the mother and the youngest daughter--both named Nataly.

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  • And what in the name of everything holy are you doing with a sword?

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  • Fred mentioned there was no name on the mailbox for apart­ment C. Mrs. Glass said there had been a name the last time she was there, a couple of weeks ago.

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  • I guess it was Cleary—he never said his name but that's what's on the mailbox.

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  • What in God's name ever made anyone think this tub of blub­ber was Jeffrey Byrne?

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  • He yelled her name but the call was smothered by the cry of the wind and the crash of the surf beyond.

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  • He yelled Cynthia's name as he stumbled ahead until he reached the wind-driven surf splashing at his feet.

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  • It ain't gonna be my name from here on.

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  • You gave your low-life friends my name and address so they could ransack my house and maybe kill someone who got in their way?

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  • Yet try as he may, he didn't know the names of the three little kids next door, who'd come trick-or-treating for a half dozen years, sold Girl Scout cookies and always smiled—and they knew his name.

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  • Why in God's name would I do that?

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  • Mrs. Glass said the guy asked for Cleary by name.

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  • Pat is a pretty androgynous name.

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  • The apartment was cleared out some time ago, or at least his name was off the mailbox.

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  • It was an unforgettable day and Dean never once thought of the missing Mr. Byrne until mid-afternoon while they were taking a short break and Cynthia mentioned his name.

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  • She wrote his name for him so there ain't no signature.

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  • He buys something different under another name.

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  • A new name was on the mailbox for apartment C. There were no piled up copies of the Parkside Sentinel lying about.

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  • As soon as Dean heard the name, he took the phone from Randy.

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  • He paid no heed to the words that were droning on, until a name riveted him to attention.

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  • Then a name caught his attention.

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  • It wasn't a common name and there was little chance it was a coincidence.

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  • What does the name list as an address?

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  • Her name was Emma Blanding, from Granby, Colorado.

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  • Maybe he signed up under a second name when he found out someone had been asking about him in Scranton.

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  • He didn't know a name or a number but the fellow had black hair.

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  • Dean and the young man whose name was Lou Gibbons chatted about the day's ride.

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  • The subscription was being sent to the name Cleary on Bascomb Place in Scranton but it stopped arriving there after he 'died.'

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  • He started changing his name as often as his shorts.

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  • He didn't steal the money—he found it—and aside from some name changing, it would be hell to prove he defrauded anyone.

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  • The key fob was the old fashioned type with the name of the motel listed on it.

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  • I don't guess he even knew my name at that point.

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  • He got upset and opened them to see if there was a name.

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  • Getting married would erase her name as well.

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  • Well, the title was in his name right now anyway.

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  • She wrote her name in the condensation on the side of her tea glass.

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  • The screen door squealed open and a deep warm voice called her name.

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  • Her house was unlivable, her clothes scattered in three homes, and tomorrow she was going to give up her name as well.

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  • I don't have a home anymore and tomorrow I won't even have my name.

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  • So, are you going to keep your name?

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  • No. It isn't the name, it's the loss of identity.

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  • Last night you said you were feeling anxious because you no longer had a home and you were about to lose your name.

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  • Today I signed my name Carmen Pullock and then had to mark through it and sign it with my new name.

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  • I hadn't thought about it, but it must be difficult to use a different name after using it your entire childhood.

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  • When she broached the subject of putting it in both their names, he had resisted, insisting that it remain in her name only.

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  • Apparently his house was still in his name.

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  • The bookkeeper's name and number are in the top right drawer of my desk.

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  • If she had a dime to her name, I'd be surprised.

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  • What was her name?

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  • If she did, it probably wasn't her real name anyway.

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  • I'd appreciate it if you kept his name out of this bedroom.

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  • She needed to give the foal a name, but nothing came to mind.

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  • At the mention of Josh's name, his eyes veiled over.

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  • The farm was still in her name — eighty acres.

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  • Would it go through life with a name like, "the foal?"

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  • That explained a lot of things, like why he had insisted she keep the farm in her name, and his anger that day in the barn.

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  • For Carmen, the name seemed perfect, as the new foal came at the beginning of a new life for her.

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  • Carmen tasted the name on her tongue.

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  • Give her a name and love her.

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  • It was the first time she used the name and her voice broke with emotion when she said it.

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  • Carmen loved the name.

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  • It took some strong-arming to get you out of the betrothal you were already in with … what was his name?

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  • I don't know that name.

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  • My name is Darian, and I'm the Grey God.

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  • Her gaze followed her finger as she rested it on her name below theirs.

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  • The name of her long-dead daughter was the end of her family's lineage.

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  • Darian knelt and found their father's name.

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  • Beside it was the name of their Oracle mother, Kinila, who had gone crazy soon after Damian's birth.

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  • Damian, Sofia, Adrian were written beneath it, and Darian grinned, wondering when Sofi had picked a name for her son.

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  • Although older, his own name was present under Damian's, as if it had been erased during the long years of his slavery and newly added.

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  • Not only was Claire's name gone, but a new one was in its place.

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  • How long had her name been written?

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  • Seeing her name there surprised him, but it seemed only natural a woman he'd watched and admired from a distance so long would be his mate.

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  • Darian never thought it possible, yet seeing the name of his little brother's son made him want more out of life.

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  • Would the name of his own son or daughter ever be written beside his and Jenn's name on the monument?

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  • As the lower ranking of the married couple, the name of Jenn's betrothed was added to her family's record, indicating he was likely the son of another servant.

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  • Her name was written on the obelisk.

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  • Some part of him had known long before he saw her name written.

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  • She touched her name, leaving bloodied streaks on the white marble.

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  • I've heard Vara's name.

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  • She squeezed her eyes closed, forcing herself to recall the name and face of the men of her guard.

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  • The muscular man turned at his name, staring hard into the brush where she hid.

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  • To her dismay, the traitor's name came out a half sob.

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  • He spoke her name once.

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  • What's your name, dark lady?

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  • I had a name once.

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  • Donald, this is Carmen Pulock ... umm, I mean ... what is your name now?

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  • Surely he wouldn't be so sensitive about that name now.

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  • He no longer bristled at the mention of the name Medena, nor did he avoid them.

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  • My friend's name is Aaron Blankenship and his co-worker's name is Robert Sein.

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  • He paused and then added, "Oh, and my last name is Wilson."

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  • This was her land in name only.

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  • He had left the farm in her name and it was up to her to see that it was productive.

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  • My middle name is Natalie and Alex's middle name is Matthew.

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  • She handed Dandy to Rob and Random to Aaron, introducing the horses by name.

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  • Of course, he wouldn't know her maiden name was Poluck.

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  • She lifted the phone and searched the contact list, pausing on Alex's name.

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  • She scrolled down to Gerald's name and pressed send.

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  • She drifted in and out of consciousness – which was probably why she thought she was dreaming when she heard the voice calling her name.

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  • Why don't you name her?

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  • I suppose Snowball would be a common name, and she's certainly an uncommon cat.

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  • Carmen tipped her head to the side, contemplating the name.

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  • Let's name her Polaris.

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  • It was only fair that she let the children name the kitten, since Alex had named the puppy for them.

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  • The blond man at Clarissa's side looked familiar, but the name gave no clue to where she might have seen him.

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  • Obviously Mom had joined the ranks of those who thought marrying Denton was the only way she could live up to the O'Hara name.

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  • Possibly. The name is Scott Muldrow.

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  • Could she get a job in a state where the name O'Hara blended in with all the others?

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  • My name is Justin Keaton.

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  • I believe Clara said your name was Megan?

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  • For the first time she spoke his given name.

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  • She said her name was Megan O'Hara.

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  • I saw his name on the papers Muldrow showed me when he was telling me how to get here.

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  • His name is Justin.

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  • Why do you guys find that name so hard to remember?

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  • My name is Eden.

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  • She planned on telling him her name was Kelli, and that she was a model.

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  • His name is Xander.

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  • She didn't sound convinced of her words, and there was something in her voice he couldn't name.

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  • What's the name of the babysitter?

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  • The woman in his condo said her name was Jessi.

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  • You have a name?

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  • Are you certain Jessi is her real name?

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  • What's the name of my show, fan-girl?

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  • Jessi pretended to take her time settling on the sand, struggling to recall what Gerry said the name of Xander's show was.

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  • He seemed like a normal teenager, harmless with a name like Jonny.

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  • No one knows your name.

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  • He wasn't there, though the man whose name she thought was Charlie was sleeping on the couch.

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  • He didn't even name his cat.

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  • He wanted to hear her whisper his name after they made love and flutter soft kisses with her full lips across his face, the way she had the other night.

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  • Considerations of this latter kind will naturally present themselves in the two great departments of cosmology and psychology, or they may be delegated to an independent research under the name of religious philosophy.

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  • In Africa the name of flying-squirrel is applied to the members of a very different family of rodents, the Anomaluridae, which are provided with a parachute.

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  • In return for this he was made Count Palatine, with the right to call himself by the name Medici.

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  • Storing an email address enables people to contact you through the website without you having to reveal your email address to them, and it can be used to send you a new password if you forget it.Your real name, if you choose to provide it, will be used for giving you attribution for your work.

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  • Among the works of benevolence with which his name is associated are the establishment of a hospital for galley slaves at Marseilles.

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  • The specific name was given on account of the extraordinary swiftness of the animal.

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  • The name, it has been suggested, is identical with Libyan or Libi.

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  • In 1852 he graduated at Harvard, and became computer to the American Ephemeris and Nautical Almanac. He made his name by contributions on mathematical and physical subjects in the Mathematical Monthly.

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  • Vico founded no school, and though during his lifetime and for a while after his death he had many admirers both in Naples and the northern cities, his fame and name were soon obscured, especially as the Kantian system dominated the world of thought.

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  • He was originally the god of the small river of the same name near Celaenae, an old Phrygian town.

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  • A new paper was started, to which was given the name of Kossuth Hirlapia, so that from the first it was Kossuth rather than the Palatine or the president of the ministry whose name was in the minds of the people associated with the new government.

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  • From this time he was in fact, if not in name, the dictator.

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  • The plague of 1665, carried hither from London, almost depopulated this village, and the name of the rector, William Mompesson, attracted wide notice on account of his brave attempts to combat the outbreak.

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  • In late versions this legend was expanded and varied, the martyrdom was connected with a refusal to take part in a great sacrifice ordered at Octodurum and the name of Exsuperius was added to that of Mauritius.

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  • Mr Rockefeller would not allow his name to be a part of the title, nor has he permitted the designation of any building by his name.

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  • In the Hall-book, marked 1393/94, but really for 1394/95, Chicheley's name does not appear.

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  • Delaware is the seat of the Ohio Wesleyan University (co-educational), founded by the Ohio Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in 1841, and opened as a college in 1844; it includes a college of liberal arts (1844), an academic department (1841), a school of music (1877), a school of fine arts (1877), a school of oratory (1894), a business school (1895), and a college of medicine (the Cleveland College of Physicians and Surgeons, at Cleveland, Ohio; founded as the Charity Hospital Medical College in 1863, and the medical department of the university of Wooster until 1896, when, under its present name, it became a part of Ohio Wesleyan University).

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  • Juan Fernandez was discovered by a Spanish pilot of that name in 1563.

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  • It gives name to a school of gunnery, where officers are instructed and experiments carried out.

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  • These investigators regarded yeast as a plant, and Meyer gave to the germs the systematic name of "Saccharomyces" (sugar fungus).

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  • By the eponymous nymph Aricia, Virbius had a son of the same name, who fought on the side of the Rutulian Turnus against Aeneas.

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  • His grandfather, Gregorio Brunacci, of an ancient family of Pisa, had changed his name in order to become heir to a certain marchese di Consalvi.

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  • Her name signifies "lady of the nether-world."

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  • The one wished to throw Indiana into the common stock, the other refused to lend his name, or even part of his name, to a work in which he had had no share.

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  • But with a strange want of delicacy, to use the mildest term, she made love at the same time to a young Venetian doctor whom she had called in, by name Pagello.

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  • George Eliot by her very name invites and challenges comparison with George Sand.

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  • He fled to France, and lived for a time in Paris under the name of Conti.

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  • This has come down to us through a Latin version of an Arabic manuscript; it cannot, however, have been written by Archimedes in its present form, as his name is quoted in it more than once.

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  • The town, the full name of which is Kirkby-Kendal or Kirkby-in-Kendal, is the largest in the county.

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  • The minute insects included in it, which haunt blossoms and leaves, are fairly well known to gardeners by the name Thrips, a generic term used by Linnaeus for the four species of the group which he had examined and relegated to the order Hemiptera.

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  • The name was then given to the famous revolutionary song, composed in 1792, the tune of which, and the wild dance which accompanied it, may have also been brought into France by the Piedmontese.

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  • It is divided by the Croal, a small tributary of the Irwell, into Great and Little Bolton, and as the full name implies, is surrounded by high moorland.

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  • The earliest form of the name is Bodleton or Botheltun, and the most important of the later forms are Bodeltown, Botheltunle-Moors, Bowelton, Boltune, Bolton-super-Moras, B olton-in-yeMoors, Bolton-le-Moors.

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  • At Geneva the mountain was in former days named the Montagne 1Vlaudite, but the present name seems to have been always used locally.

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  • The name "firefly" is often applied also to luminous beetles of the family Lampyridae, to which the well-known glow-worm belongs.

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  • To this character the fungus owes its generic name (Marasmius) as well as one of its most valuable qualities for the table, for examples may be gathered from June to November, and if carefully dried may be hung on strings for culinary purposes and preserved without deterioration for several years; indeed, many persons assert that the rich flavour of these fungi increases with years.

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  • The meaning and derivation of the name are not known.

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  • But this genealogy, though it is attributed to Hesiod, is apparently post-Homeric; and it is clear that the Ionian name had independent and varied uses and meanings in very early times.

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  • In the 5th century the name " Ionian " was already falling into discredit.

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  • The original name, however, survived among the English-speaking inhabitants for many years after this change.

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  • This is only one of the many Greek legends adopted by the Romans for the purpose of connecting places in Italy with others of likesounding name in Greece.

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  • In 1871 Joplin was laid out and incorporated as a town; in 1872 it and a rival town on the other side of Joplin creek were united under the name Union City; in 1873 Union City was chartered as a ctiy under the name Joplin; and in 1888 Joplin was chartered as a city of the third class.

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  • The state is divided into two distinct physiographic provinces; the Alleghany Plateau on the west, comprising perhaps two-thirds of the area of the state, and forming a part of the great Appalachian Plateau Province which extends from New York to Alabama; and the Newer Appalachians or Great Valley Region on the east, being a part of the large province of the same name which extends from Canada to Central Alabama.

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  • Nor was he a commoner in college at Winchester or at New College, as his name does not appear in the Hall books, or lists of those dining in hall, at either college.

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  • The present name, derived from Clarus Mons and originally applied only to the citadel, was used of the town as early as the 9th century.

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  • There are seven other similar structures in the group. Inishmore also bears the name of Aran-na-naomh, Aran-of-the-Saints, from the number of religious recluses who took up their abode in it, and gave a celebrity to the holy wells, altars and shrines, to which many are still attracted.

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  • Erith, the name of which is commonly derived from A.S.

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  • As a statesman, Rossi was a man of signal ability and intrepid character, but it is as an economist that his name will be best remembered.

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  • It dates from 1817 and bears the name of its founder, James Duff, 4th earl of Fife.

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  • Her real name was Hostia, and she was a native of Tibur.

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  • The quarrel was made up about the beginning of 25 B.C.; and soon after Propertius published his first book of poems and inscribed it with the name of his mistress.

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  • Amongst these may be mentioned Virgil, the epic poet Ponticus, Bassus (probably the iambic poet of the name), and at a later period Ovid.

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  • The olives and white wine of Aguilar are celebrated in Spain, although the wine, which somewhat resembles sherry, is known as Montilla, from the adjacent town of that name.

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  • Both the alb and its name are derived ultimately from the tunica alba, the white tunic, which formed part of the ordinary dress of Roman citizens under the Empire.

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  • The name has a curious origin, which explains also the particular meaning of the adjective "spruce," neatly dressed, smart in appearance, fine.

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  • These dukes all bore the name of Godfrey (Godefroy) and the fifth of them was the great crusader.

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  • The colour is typically reddish-brown, each individual hair being "ticked" like that of a wild rabbit, whence the popular name of "bunny cat."

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  • Jerome and others have identified Salim with one or other of the various places which bear that name, e.g.

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  • The arrival of these first-fruits of the mineral wealth of the southern continent gained for the estuary of the Parana the name which it has since borne, that of Rio de la Plata, the silver river.

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  • The name of Buenos Aires was given to the country by Sancho del.

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  • The new town received from Garay the name of Ciudad de la Santissira Trinidad, while its port retained the old appellation of Santa Maria de Buenos Aires.

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  • The central junta at Seville, acting in the name of Ferdinand, appointed Balthasar de Cisneros to be viceroy in his place.

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  • Finding that the more conservative section of the union would not follow him, Alem formed a new association to which he gave the name of Union Civica Radical.

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  • In the lower part of its course, from the Bec-dAnibez, where it receives the Dordogne, it becomes considerably wider, and takes the name of Gironde.

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  • Bills may be proposed either by ministers (in the name of the president of the republic), or by private members, and may be initiated in either chamber, but money-bills must be submitted in the first place to the Chamber of Deputies.

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  • It is collected in accordance with a register of property (cadastre) drawn up for the most part in the first half of the 19th century, dealing with every piece of property in France, and giving its extent and value and the name of the owner.

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  • According to Suidas, Dinarchus wrote 160 speeches; and Dionysius held that, out of 85 extant speeches bearing his name, 58 were genuine,-28 relating to public, 30 to private causes.

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  • His name is probably most widely known for his literary work.

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  • The name is derived from galapago, a tortoise, on account of the giant species, the characteristic feature of the fauna.

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  • The islands were discovered early in the 26th century by Spaniards, who gave them their present name.

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  • The name was suggested by Prussian blue, the earliest known compound of cyanogen.

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  • As the name implies, the ports originally constituting the body were only five in number - Hastings, Romney, Hythe, Dover and Sandwich; but to these were afterwards added the "ancient towns" of Winchelsea and Rye with the same privileges, and a good many other places, both corporate and non-corporate, which, with the title of limb or member, held a subordinate position.

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  • The court of brotherhood was formerly called the brotheryeeld, brodall or brodhull; and the name guestling seems to owe its origin to the fact that the officials of the "members" were at first in the position of invited guests.

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  • Tradition derives the name from Aegina, the mother of Aeacus, who was born in and ruled the island.

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  • In elevating the marsupials to the rank of a sub-class the name Metatheria has been suggested as the title for the higher grade, with Marsupialia as the designation for the single order by which they are now represented.

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  • The pouch from which the marsupials take their name is supported by the two epipubic bones, but does not correspond to the temporary breeding-pouch of the monotremes.

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  • The one species, from Western Australia, is the largest member of the family, being about the size of a rabbit, to which it bears sufficient superficial resemblance to have acquired the name of "native rabbit" from the colonists.

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  • One of the two living species was, indeed, described so long ago as the year 1863, under the preoccupied name of Hyracodon, but attracted little or no attention, as its affinities were not fully recognized.

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  • The emperor Hadrian, when he rebuilt the city, changed the name to Aelia Capitolina.

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  • These ruins, for which the name Kizil minare or Chihil menare (" the forty columns or minarets "), can be traced back to the 13th century, are now known as Takhti Jamshid (" the throne of Jamshid ").

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  • But whether the city really bore the name of the people and the country is another question.

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  • The name of Feuillants, as a party designation, survived the club.

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  • The original name of Lismore was Maghsciath.

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  • The exact meaning of these features is not clear, but if it be remembered (a) that the Levites of post-exilic literature represent only the result of a long and intricate development, (b) that the name "Levite," in the later stages at least, was extended to include all priestly servants, and (c) that the priesthoods, in tending to become hereditary, included priests who were Levites by adoption and not by descent, it will be recognized that the examination of the evidence for the earlier stages cannot confine itself to those narratives where the specific term alone occurs.

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  • Phinehas, Eli's son, becomes in later writings the name of a prominent Aaronite priest in the days of the exodus from Egypt.

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  • Even the name Levite itself is of uncertain origin.

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  • This name shabattu was certainly applied to the 15th day of the month, and am nuh libbi could mean "day of rest in the middle," referring to the moon's pause at the full.

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  • The name Volsci itself is significant not merely in its suffix; the older form Volusci clearly contains the word meaning "marsh" identical with Gr.

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  • The name Marica (" goddess of the salt-marshes") among the Aurunci appears also both on the coast of Picenum and among the Ligurians; and Stephanus of Byzantium identified the Osci with the Siculi, whom there is reason to suspect were kinsmen of the Ligures.

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  • The principal spring in the neighbourhood of Jericho still bears (among the foreign residents) the name of Elisha; the natives call it, Ain es-Sultan, or "Sultan's spring."

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  • In the Gulf of Carpentaria are numerous islands, the largest bearing the Dutch name of Groote Eylandt.

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  • The range is here called the Muniong, but farther north it receives the name of Monaro Range; the latter has a much reduced altitude, its average being only about 2000 feet.

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  • As the tableland runs northward it decreases both in height and width, until it narrows to a few miles only, with an elevation of scarcely 1500 ft.; under the name of the Blue Mountains the plateau widens again and increases in altitude, the chief peaks being Mount Clarence(4000 ft.), Mount Victoria (3525 ft.), and Mount Hay (3270 ft.).

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  • It is not to be supposed that this antarctic element, to which Professor Tate has applied the name Euronotian, entered a desert barren of all life.

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  • The monitor lizard is popularly known as the goanna, a name derived from the iguana, an entirely different animal.

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  • The " flame tree " is a most conspicuous feature of an Illawarra landscape, the largest racemes of crimson red suggesting the name.

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  • No word exists in their language for such general terms as tree, bird or fish; yet they have invented a name for every species of vegetable and animal they know.

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  • Thus, the sons inherited their fathers' hunting-ground, but bore their mothers' name and therewith the right to certain women for wives.

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  • There is said to be but one exception to the rule that marriage must be contracted outside the totem name.

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  • In every case of death from disease or unknown causes sorcery was suspected and an inquest held, at which the corpse was asked by each relative in succession the name of the murderer.

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  • Other authorities suggest that it is going much too far to deny the existence of religion altogether, and instance as proof of the divinity of the supra-normal anthropomorphic beings of the Baiame class, the fact that the Yuin and cognate tribes dance around the image of Daramulun (their equivalent of Baiame) and the medicine men " invocate his name."

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  • In 1616 Dirk Hartog discovered the island bearing his name.

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  • By 1665 the Dutch possessed rough charts of almost the whole of the western littoral, while to the mainland itself they had given the name of New Holland.

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  • The ceremony of hoisting a flag and taking possession of the country in the name of the government of the Netherlands was actually performed, but the description of the wildness of the country, and of the fabulous giants by which Tasman's sailors believed it to be inhabited, deterred the Dutch from occupying the island, and by the international principle of " non-user " it passed from their hands.

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  • This continued to be the opinion of geographers until 1798, when Bass discovered the strait which bears his name.

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  • He therefore turned westward, and struck a large river, with many affluents, to which he gave the name of the Darling.

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  • When Mr Eyre viewed the country from Mount Deception in 1840, looking between Lake Torrens and the lake which now bears his own name, the refraction of light from the glittering crust of salt that covers a large space of stony or sandy ground produced an appearance of water.

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  • Under this act, which was dated the 9th of July 1900, a proclamation was issued on the 17th of September of the same year, declaring that, on and after the 1st of January 1901, the people of New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Queensland, Tasmania and Western Australia should be united in a federal commonwealth under the name of the Commonwealth of Australia.

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  • He was soon admitted a member of the French Academy of the Fine Arts, but on the revocation of the edict of Nantes he was obliged to take refuge in Holland, and his name was struck off the Academy roll.

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  • He was of "Pennsylvania-German" parentage, his name being originally Albrecht, and was educated in the Lutheran faith.

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  • Under the latter prince the country prospered greatly, and having introduced the principle of primogeniture, he died and was succeeded by his infant son, Bernard Ernest Freund (1800-1882), whose mother, Eleanora of Hohenlohe-Langenburg, governed in his name until 1821.

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  • The name was borne also by four Parthian kings.

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  • The original name of Palenque has been lost, and its present name is taken from the neighbouring village, Santo Domingo del Palenque.

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  • Augusta was originally a part of the township of Hallowell (incorporated in 1771); in 1797 the north part of Hallowell was incorporated as a separate town and named Harrington; and later in the same year the name was changed to Augusta.

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  • One of the consequences of the persecutions of which he was the object was to oblige him to spend three years, from 1896 to 1899, in England, where his participation in the management of the Suez Canal had won for him some strong friendships, and where he was able to see the great respect in which the memory and name of his father were held by Englishmen.

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  • An early form of the name is Patricsey or Peter's Island; the manor at the time of the Domesday survey, and until the suppression of the monasteries, belonging to the abbey of St Peter, Westminster.

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  • Beyond these were found the Frisians, a people of German origin, who gave their name to the territory between the Rhine and the Ems. Of the other tribes the best known are the Caninefates, Chauci, Usipetes, Sicambri, Eburones, Menapii, Morini and Aduatici.

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  • The branch of the Franks - who were a confederacy, not a people - which gradually overspread Gallia Belgica, bore the name of the Salian Franks..

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  • The magistrates bore the name of scabini (schepenen or echevins), and at their head was the seigneurial official - the schout or baljuw.

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  • Margaret was assisted by a permanent council of regency, and there was a special minister charged with the administration of the finances, sometimes under the name of superintendent of the finances, sometimes under the title of treasurer-general and controller-general.

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  • In 1548 Charles laid before the states a scheme for making the Netherlands an integral part of the empire under the name of the Circle of Burgundy; but the refusal of the German Electors to make his only son Philip king of the Romans led him to abandon the project, which was never renewed.

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  • These corsairs, for such they were, were known by the name of Sea-Beggars (Gueux-de-Mer).

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  • In honour of this great deliverance, the state of Holland founded the university, which was speedily to make the name of Leiden illustrious throughout Europe.

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  • In 1883 he went to Kiel, becoming Privatdozent, and there he began the studies in Maxwell's electro-magnetic theory which a few years later resulted in the discoveries that rendered his name famous.

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  • The name of Sin's chief sanctuary at Ur was E-gish-shir-gal, "house of the great light"; that at Harran was known as E-khul-khul, "house of joys."

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  • On the collapse of the rebellion he fled to Turkey, adopted Mahommedanism, and under the name of Murad Pasha served as governor of Aleppo, at which place, at the risk of his life, he saved the Christian population from being massacred by the Moslems. Here he died on the 6th of September 1850.

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  • Interprovincial wars frequently altered its boundaries, notably in 332 when the three Collas, sons of Eochaidh Doimhlein, conquered the land between the river Boyne and Lough Neagh, which became a separate kingdom under the name of Uriel (Oriel or Orgial).

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  • After a hasty consecration he was forced to take refuge with a friendly noble by the faction of Pierleoni, who was elected pope under the name of Anacletus II.

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  • St Mary's in Builth, took its name from the ancient territorial division of Buallt in which it is situated, which was, according to Nennius, an independent principality in the beginning of the 9th century, and later a cantrev, corresponding to the modern hundred of Builth.

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  • Although the first definite endeavour to locate the Golden Chersonese thus dates from the middle of the 2nd century of our era, the name was apparently well known to the learned of Europe at a somewhat earlier period, and in his Antiquities of the Jews, written during the latter half of the 1st century, Josephus says that Solomon gave to the pilots furnished to him by Hiram of Tyre commands " that they should go along with his stewards to the land that of old was called Ophir, but now the Aurea Chersonesus, which belongs to India, to fetch gold."

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  • The name of the town appears variously as Wych Manbank, Wie Malban, Nantwich, Lache Mauban, Wysmanban, Wiens Malbanus, Namptewiche.

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  • Corinne (1807-1808) - all of which were issued under her husband's name.

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  • This substance is to be distinguished from the black " fulminating 1 A name misapplied in the southern hemisphere to Diomedea naelanophrys, one of the albatrosses.

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  • Crater lakes are Telaga (lake) Budas, in the crater of the volcano of the same name in the south-east, and Telaga Warna, on the slopes of the Gede, famous for its beautiful tinting.

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  • The name is taken from Nicotiana, the tobacco plant, so called after Jean Nicot (1530-1600), French ambassador at Lisbon, who introduced tobacco into France in 1560.

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  • Haedo sets forth that a young Arab who had embraced Christianity and had been baptized with the name of Geronimo was captured by a Moorish corsair in 1569 and taken to Algiers.

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  • A large portion was occupied by the Guarii, the ancestors of the MacGuires or Maguires, a name still common in the district.

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  • The name (originally Ai i rr t) is generally derived from the nurse of Aeneas.

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  • It was the chief town of the Samnites, who took refuge here after their defeat by the Romans in 314 B.C. It appears not to have fallen into the hands of the latter until Pyrrhus's absence in Sicily, but served them as a base of operations in the last campaign against him in 275 B.C. A Latin colony was planted there in 268 B.C., and it was then that the name was changed for the sake of the omen, and probably then that the Via Appia was extended from Capua to Beneventum.

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  • The new town kept the old name until 313, when a Latin colony under the name Suessa Aurunca was founded here.

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  • It owes its name either to its early paper and grist mills (Milton being abbreviated from Milltown) or to Milton Abbey, Dorset, whence members of the Tucker family came, it is supposed, to Milton about 1662.

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  • The wood, of unknown age, found submerged in peat-bogs, and of a black hue, is largely used in decorative art under the name of "bog-oak."

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  • A bitter principle to which the name of quercin has been applied by Gerber, its discoverer, has also been detected in the acorn of the common oak; the nutritive portion seems chiefly a form of starch.

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  • The cups are the most valuable portion of the valonia, abounding in tannic acid; immature acorns are sometimes exported under the name of "camatina."

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  • The place obtained its actual name of Marienbad in 1808; became a watering-place in 1818, and received its charter as a town in 1868.

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  • His name is not connected with the resistance to the levy of ship-money or to the action of the ecclesiastical courts, but in 1630 he was one of those fined for refusing to take up knighthood.

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  • The vigour and success with which he organized the national resources and upheld the national honour, asserted the British sovereignty of the seas, defended the oppressed, and caused his name to be feared and respected in foreign courts where that of Stuart was despised and neglected, command praise and admiration equally from contemporaries and from modern critics, from his friends and from his opponents.

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  • According to Japanese annals they were discovered towards the close of the 16th century, and added to the fief of a Daimyo, Ogasawa Sadayori, whence the name Ogasawarajima.

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  • African antelope, scientifically known as Cephalophus grimmi; the popular name alluding to its habit of diving into and threading its way through thick bush.

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  • The horns, usually present in both sexes, are small and straight, situated far back on the forehead; and between them rises the crest-like tuft of hair from which the genus takes its scientific name.

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  • The better sources make Sardica the scene of meeting and name Eusebius (of Nicomedia) as the prelate who attended Constantine.

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  • This intermediate region, which has Atlantic characteristics down to 300 fathoms, and at greater depths belongs more properly to the Arctic Sea, commonly receives the name of Norwegian Sea.

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  • In these troughs the depth is seldom much less than 3000 fathoms, and this is exceeded in a series of patches to which Murray has given the name of "Deeps."

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  • During the succeeding ten years he wrote the six works which are ascribed to him and were published under his name by P. Mandonnet in 1899.

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  • His son Fasilidas, or A'lem-Seged (1633-1667), was the builder of the castle which bears his name.

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  • A good deal of what passes under his name has been wrongly attributed to him.

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  • A post-station bearing the name Sirmio stood on the high-road between Brixia and Verona, near the southern shore of the lake.

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  • You can get a login name by clicking on "Log in" at the upper right.

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  • Others again, like Michaelis and Rosenmiiller, have supposed that the name Cush was applied to tracts of country both in Arabia and in Africa, but the defective condition of the ancient knowledge of countries and peoples, as also the probability of early migrations of "Cushite" tribes (carrying with them their name), will account for the main facts.

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  • This family quarrel occasioned the intervention of Philip Augustus, king of France, who succeeded in possessing himself of a large part of the country, which was annexed to the royal domains under the name of Terre d'Auvergne.

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  • It has no general name, but in the south is called Agome.

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  • Togo, which has given its name to the country, is a town on the south-eastern shores of the Togo lagoon.

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  • Her father's name was Desmares.

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  • The ruins still visible on the site bear the name of Palaea Fokia, but they are of little interest.

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  • The terror of their name had long preceded them, and Bela, in 1235 or 1236, sent the Dominican monk Julian, by way of Constantinople, to Russia, to collect information about them from the "ancient Magyars" settled there, possibly the Volgan Bulgarians.

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  • The last twentyeight years of Bela's reign were mainly devoted to the reconstruction of his realm, which he accomplished with a singleminded thoroughness which has covered his name with glory.

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  • There are local variations in the use of "hake" as a name; in America the "silver hake" (Merluccius bilinearis), sometimes called "whiting," and "Pacific hake" (Merluccius productus) are also food -fishes of inferior quality.

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  • The name Samaria is derived through the Gr.

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  • Guideand travel-books generally spell the name Sebastiyeh, which is not a correct rendering of the local pronunciation.

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  • To this phenomenon he gave the name of dimorphobiosis.

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  • Strictly speaking, the name alludes to the arm or jib from which the load to be moved is suspended, but it is now used in a wider sense to include the whole mechanism by which a load is raised vertically and moved horizontally.

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  • The type is often used in foundries, or to serve heavy hammers in a smithy, whence the name.

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  • When the cross traverse motion of a traveller crab is suppressed, and the longitudinal travelling motion is increased in importance we come to a type of crane, the use of which is rapidly increasing; it goes by the name of " transporter."

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  • A slave bore an identification mark, which could only be removed by a surgical operation and which later consisted of his owner's name tattoed or branded on the arm.

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