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Metonyms

(Linguistics / Grammar) a word used in a metonymy. For example the bottle is a metonym for alcoholic drink.

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A corpus study of metaphors and metonyms in English and Italian
A corpus study of metaphors and metonyms in English and Italian. Alice Deignan a,*. , Liz Potter b.
The Charm of Medicines: Metaphors and Metonyms Sjaak van der
Metonyms.
Metaphors, Metonyms and Homeopathy: Terms of Illness and
Vol. 16 (1993): 285 - 290.
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15 : The How and Why of a taxonomy of names

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A Russian Plot? No, a French Obsession
When novelists, musicians and film directors were not busy using the car and road as metonyms or signifiers, they were instead busy dying, or being maimed, in real cars on real roads.

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Metonymy - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of metonyms - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following is a list of common metonyms.
metonyms - definition of metonyms by the Free Online Dictionary
(Linguistics / Grammar) a word used in a metonymy. For example the bottle is a metonym for alcoholic drink.
metonym - definition and examples of metonym
A word or phrase used in place of another with which it is closely associated.
metonym - Wiktionary
metonym. Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Jump to: navigation, search metonym (plural metonyms).

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