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alias

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1 a descriptive or familiar name given instead of or in addition to the one belonging to an individual
  • a soccer player whom everyone knows as "Mayhem," her adopted alias in the sports world that was created from her surname

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2 a fictitious or assumed name
  • the English author Eric Blair, better known under the alias of George Orwell

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The first known use of alias was in the 15th century

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“Alias.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/alias. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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