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nom de guerre

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noun \ˌnäm-di-ˈger\

Definition of nom de guerre

plural

noms de guerre

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Examples of nom de guerre in a sentence

  1. <an acerbic and provocative blogger known to most only by her online nom de guerre>



Origin and Etymology of nom de guerre

French, literally, war name


First Known Use: 1679

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