Denomination

Definition of Denomination

De`nom`i`na´tion
n.1.The act of naming or designating.
2.That by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or of thousands, or of fourths, or of shillings, or of tons.
Those [qualities] which are classed under the denomination of sublime.
- Burke.
3.A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect; as, a denomination of Christians.

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