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Namesake
A NAMESAKE is a person named after another. _Namesake_ may also refer to a thing, such as a company, place, ship, building, or concept, named after a person. In general, the second recipient of a name, named for the first, is said to be the _namesake_ of the first. The attribution can, however, go in the opposite direction, with _namesake_ referring to the original holder of the name (the eponym ). The word is first recorded in the mid-seventeenth century, and probably comes from the phrase "for name's sake". USAGENaming a child after a relative, friend, or well-known person is a common practice in the English-speaking world. When a son is named for his father, it is customary (primarily in the United States ) to add "Jr.", "III'", or another name suffix to the name of the son (and sometimes "Sr." or a prior number to the father's name), in order to distinguish between individuals; especially if both father and son become famous, as in the case of poet, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. , and his son, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. , an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court . Sometimes the "Jr." or "Sr." suffix is applied even when the child's legal name differs from that of the parent. One notable example is that of the singer Hiram King Williams, known professionally as Hank Williams , and his son Randall Hank Williams, known professionally as Hank Williams Jr
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Namesake (other)
A NAMESAKE is a person or thing named after someone or something else. NAMESAKE also may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Literature * 2 Other uses LITERATURE * "The Namesake" (short story) , by Willa Cather * The Namesake , novel by Jhumpa Lahiri * The Namesake, children's book by C. Walter Hodges * Namesake (comic) , by Isabelle Melançon and Megan Lavey-HeatonOTHER USES This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the title NAMESAKE. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Namesake_(other) additional terms may apply. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy .® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc
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Eponym
An EPONYM is a person, place, or thing for whom or for which something is named, or believed to be named. For example, Elizabeth I of England is the eponym of the Elizabethan era . The adjectives derived from eponym, which include eponymous and eponymic, similarly refer to being the person or thing after whom something is named, as "the eponymous founder of the Ford Motor Company" refers to Henry Ford. Recent usage, especially in the recorded-music industry, also allows eponymous to mean "named after its central character or creator". CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Other eponyms * 3 Orthographic conventions * 3.1 Capitalized versus lowercase * 3.2 Genitive versus attributive * 3.3 National varieties of English * 3.4 Comparison table of eponym orthographic styling * 4 Lists of eponyms * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 External links HISTORYPeriods have often been named after a ruler or other influential figure: * One of the first recorded cases of eponymy occurred in the second millennium BC, when the Assyrians named each year after a high official (limmu). * In ancient Greece , the eponymous archon was the highest magistrate in classical Athens . Eponymous archons served a term of one year which took the name of that particular archon (e.g., 594 BC was named for Solon )
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United States
Coordinates : 40°N 100°W / 40°N 100°W / 40; -100 United States
United States
of America _ Flag Great Seal MOTTO: " In God We Trust " Other traditional mottos _ * " E pluribus unum " ( Latin
Latin
) (de facto) "Out of many, one" * " Annuit c
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Suffix (name)
A NAME SUFFIX, in the Western English-language naming tradition, follows a person's full name and provides additional information about the person. Post-nominal letters indicate that the individual holds a position, educational degree, accreditation, office, or honor (e.g. "PhD", "CCNA", "OBE"). Other examples include generational designations like "Sr." and "Jr." (or often "Snr" and "Jnr" in British English ) and "III", and legal ones such as "Estate" and (French ) Feme Covert . CONTENTS* 1 Post-nominal letters * 1.1 Academic * 1.2 Honorary * 1.2.1 Esquire * 1.3 Professional * 1.4 Religious orders * 1.5 Ordering * 2 Legal status * 3 Generational titles * 4 See also * 5 References POST-NOMINAL LETTERS Main article: Post-nominal letters This article APPEARS TO CONTRADICT THE ARTICLE POST-NOMINAL LETTERS . Relevant discussion may be found on the talk page . (March 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message )ACADEMICAcademic suffixes indicate the degree earned at a college or university . These include the bachelor\'s degree (A.B, B.A., B.S., B.E., B.F.A., B.Tech., L.L.B, B.Sc., etc.), the master\'s degree (M.A. , M.S., M.F.A., LL.M, M.L.A. , M.B.A., M.Sc., M.Eng etc.), the professional doctorate (J.D ., M.D. , D.O. , Pharm.D. , etc.), and the academic doctorate (Ph.D., Ed.D., D.Phil., D.B.A., LL.D, Eng.D., etc.). In the case of doctorates, either the prefix (e.g
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES SR. (August 29, 1809 – October 7, 1894) was an American physician , poet , and polymath based in Boston. A member of the Fireside Poets , he was acclaimed by his peers as one of the best writers of the day. His most famous prose works are the "Breakfast-Table" series, which began with _The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table _ (1858). He was also an important medical reformer. In addition to his work as an author and poet, Holmes also served as a physician, professor, lecturer, and inventor, and although he never practiced it, he received formal training in law. Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts
Cambridge, Massachusetts
, Holmes was educated at Phillips Academy and Harvard College . After graduating from Harvard in 1829, he briefly studied law before turning to the medical profession. He began writing poetry at an early age; one of his most famous works, "Old Ironsides ", was published in 1830 and was influential in the eventual preservation of the USS _Constitution_ . Following training at the prestigious medical schools of Paris, Holmes was granted his M.D. from Harvard Medical School in 1836. He taught at Dartmouth Medical School before returning to teach at Harvard and, for a time, served as dean there
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Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
OLIVER WENDELL HOLMES JR. (March 8, 1841 – March 6, 1935) was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice
Justice
of the Supreme Court of the United States
United States
from 1902 to 1932, and as Acting Chief Justice
Justice
of the United States
United States
from January–February 1930. Noted for his long service, his concise and pithy opinions and his deference to the decisions of elected legislatures , he is one of the most widely cited United States
United States
Supreme Court justices in history, particularly for his "clear and present danger " opinion for a unanimous Court in the 1919 case of _Schenck v. United States
United States
_, and is one of the most influential American common law judges, honored during his lifetime in Great Britain as well as the United States. Holmes retired from the Court at the age of 90 years, making him the oldest Justice
Justice
in the Supreme Court's history. He also served as an Associate Justice
Justice
and as Chief Justice
Chief Justice
on the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court , and was Weld Professor of Law
Law
at the Harvard Law School , of which he was an alumnus
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United States Supreme Court
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Hank Williams
www.hankwilliams.com Williams' signature HIRAM KING "HANK" WILLIAMS (/ˈhæŋk ˈwɪljəmz / ; September 17, 1923 – January 1, 1953) was an American singer-songwriter and musician. Regarded as one of the most significant and influential American singers and songwriters of the 20th century, Williams recorded 35 singles (five released posthumously) that reached the Top 10 of the Billboard Country "> He moved to Montgomery , where he began his music career in 1937, when producers at radio station WSFA hired him to perform and host a 15-minute program. He formed as backup for the Drifting Cowboys
Drifting Cowboys
band, which was managed by his mother, and dropped out of school to devote his time to his career. When several of his band members were conscripted into military service during World War II
World War II
, Williams had trouble with their replacements, and WSFA terminated his contract because of his alcohol abuse. Williams eventually married Audrey Sheppard , who was his manager for nearly a decade. After recording "Never Again" and "Honky Tonkin'" with Sterling Records , he signed a contract with MGM Records . In 1947 he released "Move It on Over ", which became a hit, and also joined the Louisiana Hayride radio program. One year later, he released a cover of " Lovesick Blues " recorded at Herzog Studio in Cincinnati , which carried him into the mainstream of music
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Hank Williams Jr
RANDALL HANK WILLIAMS (born May 26, 1949), known professionally as HANK WILLIAMS JR., is an American singer, songwriter and musician. His musical style is often considered a blend of Southern rock , blues , and traditional country. He is the son of legendary country music singer Hank Williams and the father of Hank Williams III , Holly Williams , Hilary Williams, Samuel Williams, and Katie Williams. Williams began his career by following in his famed father's footsteps, singing his father's songs and imitating his father's style. Williams' own style slowly evolved as he struggled to find his own voice and place within the country music industry. This trend was interrupted by a near-fatal fall off the side of Ajax Peak in Montana on August 8, 1975. After an extended recovery, he challenged the country music establishment with a blend of country, rock, and blues. Williams enjoyed much success in the 1980s, from which he earned considerable recognition and popularity both inside and outside the country music industry. As a multi-instrumentalist, Williams' repertoire of skills include guitar, bass guitar, upright bass , steel guitar , banjo , dobro , piano, keyboards, harmonica, fiddle , and drums
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William Pitt The Elder
WILLIAM PITT, 1ST EARL OF CHATHAM, PC , FRS (15 November 1708 – 11 May 1778) was a British statesman of the Whig group who led the government of Great Britain twice in the middle of the 18th century. Historians call him Pitt of Chatham, or WILLIAM PITT THE ELDER to distinguish from his son, William Pitt the Younger , who also was a prime minister. Pitt was also known as THE GREAT COMMONER, because of his long-standing refusal to accept a title until 1766. Pitt was a member of the British cabinet and its informal leader from 1756 to 1761 (with a brief interlude in 1757), during the Seven Years\' War (known as the French and Indian War in the United States). He again led the ministry, holding the official title of Lord Privy Seal , between 1766 and 1768. Much of his power came from his brilliant oratory. He was out of power for most of his career and became well known for his attacks on the government, such as those on Walpole's corruption in the 1730s, Hanoverian subsidies in the 1740s, peace with France in the 1760s, and the uncompromising policy towards the American colonies in the 1770s. Pitt is best known as the wartime political leader of Britain in the Seven Years\' War , especially for his single-minded devotion to victory over France, a victory which ultimately solidified Britain's dominance over world affairs
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William Pitt The Younger
WILLIAM PITT THE YOUNGER, PC (28 May 1759 – 23 January 1806) was a British politician of the late 18th and early 19th centuries. He became the youngest Prime Minister in 1783 at the age of 24. He left office in 1801, but was Prime Minister again from 1804 until his death in 1806. He was also the Chancellor of the Exchequer throughout his premiership. Born WILLIAM PITT, he is known as "the Younger" to distinguish him from his father, William Pitt the Elder , who had previously served as Prime Minister. The younger Pitt's prime ministerial tenure, which came during the reign of George III , was dominated by major events in Europe, including the French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars . Pitt, although often referred to as a Tory , or "new Tory", called himself an "independent Whig " and was generally opposed to the development of a strict partisan political system. He is best known for leading Britain in the great wars against France and Napoleon . Pitt was an outstanding administrator who worked for efficiency and reform, bringing in a new generation of outstanding administrators. He raised taxes to pay for the great war against France and cracked down on radicalism. To meet the threat of Irish support for France, he engineered the Acts of Union 1800 and tried (but failed) to get Catholic Emancipation as part of the Union
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Ashkenazi Jews
ASHKENAZI JEWS, also known as ASHKENAZIC JEWS or simply ASHKENAZIM ( Hebrew
Hebrew
: אַשְׁכְּנַזִּים‎, Ashkenazi Hebrew pronunciation: , singular: , Modern Hebrew: ; also יְהוּדֵי אַשְׁכְּנַז‎ _Y'hudey Ashkenaz_), are a Jewish diaspora population who coalesced as a distinct community in the Holy Roman Empire around the end of the first millennium . The traditional diaspora language of Ashkenazi Jews
Jews
is Yiddish (a Germanic language which incorporates several dialects), with Hebrew used only as a sacred language until relatively recently. Throughout their time in Europe, Ashkenazim have made many important contributions to philosophy, scholarship, literature, art, music, and science. Ashkenazim originate from the Jews
Jews
who settled along the Rhine River, in Western Germany
Germany
and Northern France. There they became a distinct diaspora community with a unique way of life that adapted traditions from Babylon, The Land of Israel, and the Western Mediterranean
Mediterranean
to their new environment. The Ashkenazi religious rite developed in cities such as Mainz
Mainz
, Worms, and Troyes. The eminent French _Rishon _ Rabbi
Rabbi
Shlomo Itzhaki ( Rashi ) would have a significant impact on the Jewish religion
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Sephardic Jews
SEPHARDI JEWS, also known as SEPHARDIC JEWS or simply SEPHARDIM, ( Hebrew
Hebrew
: סְפָרַדִּים‎, Modern Hebrew: Sfaraddim, Tiberian: Səp̄āraddîm; also יְהוּדֵי סְפָרַד‎ Y'hudey Spharad, lit. "The Jews
Jews
of Spain"), are a Jewish ethnic division whose ethnogenesis and emergence as a distinct community of Jews
Jews
coalesced on the Iberian Peninsula
Iberian Peninsula
around the year 1000. They established communities throughout Spain
Spain
and Portugal
Portugal
, where they traditionally resided, evolving what would become their distinctive characteristics and diasporic identity, which they took with them in their exile from Iberia
Iberia
beginning in the late 15th century
15th century
to North Africa , Anatolia
Anatolia
, the Levant
Levant
, the Balkans
Balkans
, the Baltics
Baltics
, Central, Southern and Northern Europe
Europe
, as well as the Americas
Americas
, and all other places of their exiled settlement, either alongside pre-existing co-religionists, or alone as the first Jews
Jews
in new frontiers
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Ford Motor Company
Coordinates : 42°18′55″N 83°12′37″W / 42.315278°N 83.210278°W / 42.315278; -83.210278 Ford Motor Company _ The Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Michigan, also known as the Glass House_ TYPE Public TRADED AS * NYSE : F * S&P 100 Component * S 114 years ago (1903-06-16) FOUNDER Henry Ford HEADQUARTERS Dearborn, Michigan , U.S. AREA SERVED Worldwide KEY PEOPLE * William C. Ford, Jr
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