Definition for AN-NOM-IN-A'TION

AN-NOM-IN-A'TION, n. [L. ad and nominatio, from nomino, to name, from nomen.]

  1. A pun; the use of words nearly alike in sound, but of different meanings; a paronomasy. – Encyc.
  2. Alliteration, or the use of two or more words successively beginning with the same letter. Tyrwhitt.

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