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  • n  the person for whom something is named
    Constantine I is the eponym for Constantinople
  • n  the name derived from a person (real or imaginary)
    Down's syndrome is an eponym for the English physician John Down

  • Over the past century, the Nobel committees have, by and large, done right by their eponym.
  • He sits on your desk looking intimidatingly like his eponym, the guy that almost conquered Rome, until you need tape and then presto: as you fold his trunk out, he induces a mid .
  • Despite its eponym's legal troubles, marthastewart.
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  • Library gets Hillary Clinton title
    A standing-room-only crowd roared into a frenzy in Little Rock on Monday as Hillary Rodham Clinton became the eponym for the Central Arkansas Library System’s Children’s Library and Learning Center.
    July 9, 2013 - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

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