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eponymy

[uh-pon-uh-mee] /əˈpɒn ə mi/
noun
1.
the derivation of names from eponyms.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Greek epōnymía surname, derived name. See eponymous, -y3
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eponymy

/ɪˈpɒnɪmɪ/
noun
1.
the derivation of names of places, etc, from those of persons
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