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nom de guerre

[nom duh gair; French nawn duh ger] /ˌnɒm də ˈgɛər; French nɔ̃ də ˈgɛr/
noun, plural noms de guerre
[nomz duh gair; French nawn duh ger] /ˌnɒmz də ˈgɛər; French nɔ̃ də ˈgɛr/ (Show IPA)
1.
an assumed name, as one under which a person fights, paints, writes, etc.; pseudonym.
Origin
< French: literally, war name
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British Dictionary definitions for noms de guerre

nom de guerre

/ˈnɒm də ˈɡɛə/
noun (pl) noms de guerre (ˈnɒm də ˈɡɛə)
1.
an assumed name; pseudonym
Word Origin
French, literally: war name
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