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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homograph  \Hom"o*graph\,  n.  [Gr.  "omo`grafos  with  the  same 
  letters;  "omo`s  the  same  +  gra`fein  to  write.]  (Philol.) 
  One  of  two  or  more  words  identical  in  orthography,  but  having 
  different  derivations  and  meanings;  as  fair,  n.,  a  market, 
  and  fair,  a.,  beautiful. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  homograph 
  n  :  two  words  are  homographs  if  they  are  spelled  the  same  way 
  but  differ  in  meaning  (e.g.  fair) 




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