Au`to*nom"a*sy (?), n. [Auto- + Gr. a name, fr. a name; or for E. antonomasia.] Rhet.
The use of a word of common or general signification for the name of a particular thing; as, "He has gone to town," for, "He has gone to London."
© Webster 1913.
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