Meaning of “eponymous” in the English Dictionary

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"eponymous" in British English

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eponymousadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ɪˈpɒn.ɪ.məs/ us /ɪˈpɑː.nə.məs/ literary

An eponymous character in a play, book, etc. has the same name as the title.

(Definition of “eponymous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)