Ap`pel*la"tion (#), n. [L. appellatio, fr. appellare: cf. F. appellation. See Appeal.]
The act of appealing; appeal.
The act of calling by a name.
The word by which a particular person or thing is called and known; name; title; designation.
They must institute some persons under the appellation of magistrates.
Syn. -- See Name.
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