Named

  • (adj): Bearing the author's name.
    Example: "A named source"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on named:

History - Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC)
... Its sites were discovered and named by the Soviet archaeologist Viktor Sarianidi (1976) ... Greek 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 ... king Ninus had defeated a Bactrian king named Oxyartes in ca ...
2001 Einstein
... It is named in honour of the German-American physicist and Nobelist Albert Einstein ... Odyssey that he was hoping asteroid 2001 would be named after him, but it was named for Einstein first ... Asteroid 3001 was named 3001 Michelangelo ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

More definitions of "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

Famous quotes containing the word named:

    who should moor at his edge
    And fare on afoot would find gates of no gardens,
    But the hill of dark underfoot diving,
    Closing overhead, the cold deep, and drowning.
    He is called Leviathan, and named for rolling,
    William Stanley Merwin (b. 1927)

    Histories of the world omitted China; if a Chinaman invented compass or movable type or gunpowder we promptly “forgot it” and named their European inventors. In short, we regarded China as a sort of different and quite inconsequential planet.
    —W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt)

    Late in the afternoon, we rode through Brewster, so named after Elder Brewster, for fear he would be forgotten else. Who has not heard of Elder Brewster? Who knows who he was?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)