that is to say; explicitly; specifically; to wit: an item of legislation, namely, the housing bill.

1125–75; Middle English namely, earlier nameliche. See name, -ly Unabridged
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namely (ˈneɪmlɪ)
that is to say: it was another colour, namely green

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Word Origin & History

"particularly, especially" (i.e. "by name"), late 12c., from name.
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Example sentences
In this case, there is a factual history to refer to, namely the tapes of the
  original interview.
Namely, livestock dogs for smaller animals such as goats, sheep and calves.
The second argument is even more dubious, namely that the tax will crimp
Namely the idea is that copying others work without attribution is an honorable
  cultural norm.
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