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 ...
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 ... Wickenheiser 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 ...
History - Bactria–Margiana Archaeological Complex (BMAC)
... Its sites were discovered and named by the Soviet archaeologist Viktor Sarianidi (1976) ... for Old Persian Bāxtriš (from native *Bāxçiš) (named for its capital Bactra, modern Balkh), in what is now northern Afghanistan, and Margiana was the ... Assyrian 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 ... in the postscript of his novel 3001 The Final 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 ...

More definitions of "named":

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

Famous quotes containing the word named:

    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)

    The Puritans, to keep the remembrance of their unity one with another, and of their peaceful compact with the Indians, named their forest settlement CONCORD.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    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)