Appellation of dignity

  • 1 title — A mark, style, or designation; a distinctive appellation; the name by which anything is known. Thus, in the law of persons, a title is an appellation of dignity or distinction, a name denoting the social rank of the person bearing it; as duke or… …

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  • 2 Title — Ti tle, n. [OF. title, F. titre, L. titulus an inscription, label, title, sign, token. Cf. {Tilde}, {Titrate}, {Titular}.] 1. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known. [1913 Webster] 2. The inscription in the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Title deeds — Title Ti tle, n. [OF. title, F. titre, L. titulus an inscription, label, title, sign, token. Cf. {Tilde}, {Titrate}, {Titular}.] 1. An inscription put over or upon anything as a name by which it is known. [1913 Webster] 2. The inscription in the… …

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  • 4 title — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin titulus inscription, title Date: 14th century 1. a. obsolete inscription b. written material introduced into a motion picture or television program to give credits, explain an… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 5 title — I. n. 1. Inscription. 2. Inscription in the beginning of a book, name. 3. Name, appellation, designation, epithet, cognomen, compellation, denomination. 4. Appellation of dignity. 5. Right, ground of claim, claim. II. v. a. (Rare …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 6 Untitled — Un*ti tled, a. 1. Not titled; having no title, or appellation of dignity or distinction. Spenser. [1913 Webster] 2. Being without title or right; not entitled. Shak. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7 Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria — Pope of Alexandria and Patriarch of all Africa redirects here. For Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa, see Pope and Patriarch of Alexandria and All Africa. Bishop of Alexandria Bishopric …

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  • 8 Général — is the French word for General. In France, Army generals are named after the type of unit they command. In ascending order there are two ranks : * . * .Officers of the rank of Général de Division can receive different positions and styles ( rang… …

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  • 9 name — n Name, designation, denomination, appellation, title, style mean the word or combination of words by which something is called and by means of which it can be distinguished or identified. Name is so general that it can be used of any such word… …

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  • 10 Macedonia naming dispute — Macedonia (region)     Macedonia (Greece)    …

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  • 11 ancient Rome — ▪ ancient state, Europe, Africa, and Asia Introduction       the state centred on the city of Rome. This article discusses the period from the founding of the city and the regal period, which began in 753 BC, through the events leading to the… …

    Universalium

  • 12 Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria — Coptic Orthodox Patriarchate of Alexandria and of All Africa Ϯⲉⲕ̀ⲕⲗⲏⲥⲓⲁ ̀ⲛⲣⲉⲙ̀ⲛⲭⲏⲙⲓ ̀ⲛⲟⲣⲑⲟⲇⲟⲝⲟⲥ Coptic Orthod …

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  • 13 City status in the United Kingdom — Cathedral city redirects here. For other uses, see Cathedral city (disambiguation). Historically, city status in England and Wales was associated with the presence of a cathedral, such as York Minster. City status in the United Kingdom is granted …

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  • 14 Majesties — Majesty Maj es*ty, n.; pl. {Majesties}. [OE. magestee, F. majest[ e], L. majestas, fr. an old compar. of magnus great. See {Major}, {Master}.] The dignity and authority of sovereign power; quality or state which inspires awe or reverence;… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 15 Majesty — Maj es*ty, n.; pl. {Majesties}. [OE. magestee, F. majest[ e], L. majestas, fr. an old compar. of magnus great. See {Major}, {Master}.] The dignity and authority of sovereign power; quality or state which inspires awe or reverence; grandeur;… …

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  • 16 St. Thomas Christians —     St. Thomas Christians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Thomas Christians     An ancient body of Christians on the east and west coasts of India, claiming spiritual descent from the Apostle St. Thomas. The subject will be treated under the… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 17 Hermeneutics — Gadamer and Ricoeur G.B.Madison THE HISTORICAL BACKGROUND: ROMANTIC HERMENEUTICS Although the term ‘hermeneutics’ (hermeneutica) is, in its current usage, of early modern origin,1 the practice it refers to is as old as western civilization itself …

    History of philosophy

  • 18 title — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. name, handle (inf.); form of address; subheading, subtitle; appellation, designation, caption; legend; epithet; honorific, peerage; status, degree; cognomen, surname. v. name, call. See nomenclature,… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 19 List of French words and phrases used by English speakers — Here are some examples of French words and phrases used by English speakers. English contains many words of French origin, such as art, collage, competition, force, machine, police, publicity, role, routine, table, and many other Anglicized… …

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  • 20 Royal and noble ranks — Emperor Empress King Queen Viceroy Vicereine …

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