Nom`i*na"tion (?), n. [L. nominatio: cf. F. nomination.]

1.

The act of naming or nominating; designation of a person as a candidate for office; the power of nominating; the state of being nominated.

The nomination of persons to places being . . . a flower of his crown, he would reserve to himself. Clarendon.

2.

The denomination, or name.

[Obs.]

Bp. Pearson.

 

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