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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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eponymouse‧pon‧y‧mous /ɪˈpɒnɪməs $ ɪˈpɑː-/ adjective [only before noun]  ANAME OF A PERSONthe eponymous character in a book, film, or play is the character whose name is in its title Hester, the book’s eponymous heroine
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eponymousFormerly landlord of the eponymous Comedian pub at Sunniside, the ever-buoyant Bob has gone downhill to Crook.The Indigo Girls' eponymous debut album "The Indigo Girls" won a Grammy award in 1988.Quixote, Don, eponymous hero of the great novel by Cervantes.Salieri's mistress Caterina Cavalieri, and the author of the text, Stephanie himself, as the eponymous impresario.You can grey your fingers on the dust of endless eponymous saints.Cross Action intends eventually to build support for all widely used databases into its eponymous system.
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