Named

  • (adj): Given or having a specified name.
    Example: "An actor named Harold Lloyd"; "a building in Cardiff named the Temple of Peace"
    Synonyms: called
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on named:

Hayley Wickenheiser - Personal Life
... She has a brother named Ross and a sister named Jane ... On July 15, 2011 her hometown of Shaunavon named the new 14 million dollar recreational complex after her, Crescent Point Wickenheiser Centre ... On June 30, 2011, she was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2011 by Governor General David Johnston ...
History - Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC)
... Its sites were discovered and named by the Soviet archaeologist Viktor Sarianidi (1976) ... name for Old Persian Bāxtriš (from native *Bāxçiš) (named for its capital Bactra, modern Balkh), in what is now northern Afghanistan, and Margiana was the Greek name for the Persian satrapy of Margu, the ... that the legendary Assyrian king Ninus had defeated a Bactrian king named Oxyartes in ca ...
Hayley Wickenheiser - Hockey Career - Club
... In 1996, Wickenheiser was named MVP of the Esso National Women's Championship, helping Alberta to a fourth place finish ... She was named tournament MVP both years ... was the regular season leading scorer and named to the league's all-star team ...
2001 Einstein
... It is named in honour of the German-American physicist and Nobelist Albert Einstein ... that he was hoping asteroid 2001 would be named after him, but it was named for Einstein first ... Asteroid 3001 was named 3001 Michelangelo ...
Yosef Haim Brenner - Commemoration
... Kibbutz Givat Brenner was also named for him, while kibbutz Revivim was named in honour of his magazine ... The Brenner Prize, one of Israel's top literary awards, is named for him ...

More definitions of "named":

  • (adj): Bearing the author's name.
    Example: "A named source"

Famous quotes containing the word named:

    The last public hanging in the State took place in 1835 on Prince Hill.... On the fatal day, the victim, a man named Watkins, peering through the iron bars of his cell, and seeing the townfolk scurrying to the place of execution, is said to have remarked, ‘Why is everyone running? Nothing can happen until I get there.’
    —Administration for the State of Con, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    They named it Ovation from the Latin ovis [a sheep].
    Plutarch (46–120)

    I know that some will have hard thoughts of me, when they hear their Christ named beside my Buddha, yet I am sure that I am willing they should love their Christ more than my Buddha, for the love is the main thing, and I like him too.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)