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misnomer

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a name that is wrong or not proper or appropriate
  • "International Airport" is something of a misnomer, since almost all the arriving and departing flights are local.

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“Misnomer.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/misnomer. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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