Meaning of “namesake” in the English Dictionary

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"namesake" in British English

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namesakenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈneɪm.seɪk/ us /ˈneɪm.seɪk/

a person or thing having the same name as another person or thing

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

"namesake" in American English

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namesakenoun [ C usually sing ]

us /ˈneɪmˌseɪk/

a person or thing with the same name as another person or thing

(Definition of “namesake” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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