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homonymy


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Homonymy  \Ho*mon"y*my\,  n.  [Gr.  ?:  cf  F.  homonymie.] 
  1.  Sameness  of  name  or  designation;  identity  in  relations. 
  --Holland. 
 
  Homonymy  may  be  as  well  in  place  as  in  persons. 
  --Fuller. 
 
  2.  Sameness  of  name  or  designation  of  things  or  persons  which 
  are  different;  ambiguity.