Definition for DE-NOM-IN-A'TION


  1. The act of naming.
  2. A name or appellation; a vocal sound, customarily used to express a thing or a quality, in discourse; as, all men fall under the denomination of sinners; actions fall under the denomination of good or bad.
  3. A class, society or collection of individuals, called by the same name; as, a denomination of Christians.

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