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Definition 1: identifying word or words by which someone or something is called and classified or distinguished from others - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for appellation in the sense of this definition

(appellation is a kind of ...) a language unit by which a person or thing is known

"his name really is George Washington" "those are two names for the same thing"

(... is a kind of appellation ) an alternative name that a person chooses or is given (especially in inner city neighborhoods)

"her street name is Bonbon"

(... is a kind of appellation ) a familiar name for a person (often a shortened version of a person's given name)

"Joe's mother would not use his nickname and always called him Joseph" "Henry's nickname was Slim"

(... is a kind of appellation ) an identifying appellation signifying status or function: e.g. `Mr.' or `General'

"the professor didn't like his friends to use his formal title"

(... is a kind of appellation ) an appellation signifying nobility

"`your majesty' is the appropriate title to use in addressing a king"

Definition 2: a geographical indication used to identify where the grapes for a wine are grown - [noun denoting communication]

(appellation is a kind of ...) (law) a name or sign used on certain products which corresponds to a specific geographical location or origin

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