NAME


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AcronymDefinition
NAMENational Association for Music Education (usually seen as MENC)
NAMENaval Architecture and Marine Engineering
NAMENational Association for Multicultural Education
NAMENorthern Africa and Middle East
NAMENational Association of Medical Examiners
NAMENational Association of Mobile Entertainers
NAMENational Association for Museum Exhibition
NAMENational Association of Miniature Enthusiasts
NAMENorth American Monsoon Experiment
NAMENational Alliance for Medicaid in Education
NAMENational Advocacy for the Multi-Ethnic
References in classic literature ?
On the other hand, things are said to be named 'univocally' which have both the name and the definition answering to the name in common.
'Haman.' No, keep him nameless, until we find out his original name."
I meant to address her in the most respectful way and ask her to pardon me if her strong resemblance to a former acquaintance of mine was deceiving me; and when she should reply that the name I mentioned was not the name she bore, I meant to beg pardon again, most respectfully, and retire.
Four days were spent in thinking what name to give him, because (as he said to himself) it was not right that a horse belonging to a knight so famous, and one with such merits of his own, should be without some distinctive name, and he strove to adapt it so as to indicate what he had been before belonging to a knight-errant, and what he then was; for it was only reasonable that, his master taking a new character, he should take a new name, and that it should be a distinguished and full-sounding one, befitting the new order and calling he was about to follow.
Sir Leicester pauses, stares, repeats in a killing voice, "The young man of the name of Guppy?"
The second day she began with all the comical names she could hear of, BANDY-LEGS, HUNCHBACK, CROOK-SHANKS, and so on; but the little gentleman still said to every one of them, 'Madam, that is not my name.'
Only a very few days more - appallingly few to the hearts which had set themselves bravely to hope against hope - three weeks, a month later, perhaps, the name of ships under the blight of the "Overdue" heading shall appear again in the column of "Shipping Intelligence," but under the final declaration of "Missing."
Haska--a dim legendary figure of a generation ago, who went back up the mountain and cleared six acres of brush in the tiny valley that took his name. He broke the soil, reared stone walls and a house, and planted apple trees.
My second difficulty was with regard to my name, or rather A name.
"Accused," said the president, "your name and surname?" Andrea arose.
"Her name was My God, have pity on me!" murmured the executioner; and he fell back on the bed, pale, trembling, and apparently about to die.
All I know, unless you enlighten me, is that your son has married me under a name that is not his own.