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 (hō-mŏn′ə-məs, hə-)
1. Having the same name.
2. Of the nature of a homonym; homonymic.

[From Latin homōnymus, from Greek homōnumos : homo-, homo- + onuma, name; see nō̆-men- in Indo-European roots.]

ho·mon′y·mous·ly adv.


(həˈmɒn ə məs, hoʊ-)

of the nature of homonyms; having the same name.
[1615–25; < Latin homōnymus < Greek homṓnymos of the same name =hom- hom- + -ōnymos, adj. derivative of ónyma name, -onym; see -ous]
ho•mon′y•mous•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.homonymous - of or related to or being homonyms
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Ninety percent of the patients had various clinical improvements, including improvements in visual acuity, homonymous hemianopia, and spinal-cord related manifestations.
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For every class of nouns homonymous forms are marked with an asterisk (if there are two homonymous pairs of forms in a class, they are marked with one and two asterisks correspondingly).
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I do not believe that the following class of words (if it even is a class) has yet been described: verbs, the simple past tense of which is also homonymous with, or at least homophonous with, the simple present tense of a different verb.
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Auer largely bases his study on the three main narrative sources for the history of the Delhi Sultanate: Tabaqat-i Nasiri of Minhaj-i Siraj Juzjani (written in 658/1260); Tarikh-i Firuzshahi of Diya-yi BaranI (written in 758/1357); and the homonymous work by Shams-i Siraj 'Afif (written in 800/1396).
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