appellation1 /ˌapəˈleɪʃ(ə)n/

a

I. noun

1.
‹formal› a name or title.

the city fully justifies its appellation ‘the Pearl of the Orient’.
2. [ mass noun]
‹formal› the action of giving a name to someone or something.
– origin late Middle English: via Old French from Latin appellatio(n-), from the verb appellare (see appeal).

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