nom de guerre


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nom de guerre

 (nŏm′ də gâr′)
n. pl. noms de guerre (nŏm′)
A fictitious name; a pseudonym.

[French : nom, name + de, of + guerre, war.]

nom de guerre

(ˈnɒm də ˈɡɛə)
n, pl noms de guerre (ˈnɒm də ˈɡɛə)
an assumed name; pseudonym
[French, literally: war name]

nom de guerre

(ˌnɒm də ˈgɛər)

n., pl. noms de guerre.
[< French: literally, war name]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nom de guerre - a fictitious name used when the person performs a particular social role
name - a language unit by which a person or thing is known; "his name really is George Washington"; "those are two names for the same thing"
stage name - the pseudonym of an actor
nom de plume, pen name - an author's pseudonym
References in classic literature ?
That name sounds strange to you," said Athos, smiling; "it was my nom de guerre when Monsieur D'Artagnan, two other gallant friends and myself performed some feats of arms at the siege of La Rochelle, under the deceased cardinal and Monsieur de Bassompierre.
It was thought and said that she was intellectual; it was suspected of her that she wrote under a nom de guerre.
it is the living that are destined to suffer," an Amal Movement security officer, who identified himself by his nom de guerre, Abu Haydar, told The Daily Star.
AKEL took issue because Grivas, also known by his nom de guerre Dighenis, later led the EOKA B paramilitary organisation, which many blame for the ills suffered by the island.
Separately, the commander of Burraq forces of the Popular Mobilization Units, Wasiq Fartousi, announced that his forces, backed by army troopers, carried out an offensive around Khan al-Baghdadi, situated about 180 kilometers (110 miles) Northwest of the capital, Baghdad, on Wednesday, killing the self-proclaimed governor of the city, known by the nom de guerre, Abu Humam al-Shami, and two of his aides.
Et lorsque des militants des droits de l'homme et de jeunes activistes politiques ont voulu contester le quatrieme mandat du president Abdelaziz Boueflika, on leur a vite decouvert des ramifications avec des lobbys sionistes et des parties etrangeres cherchant a ternir l'histoire et l'image du grand moudjahid "Si Abdelkader El Mali", nom de guerre de l'actuel chef de l'Etat durant la revolution contre l'occupation francaise.
A l'occasion du 59e anniversaire de l'execution a la guillotine par l'armee francaise du chahid Ahmed Zahana, plus connu sous le nom de guerre de Zabana, le ministre des Moudjahidine, Tayeb Zitouni, accompagne de l'ancien chef de la Wilaya I durant la guerre de Liberation, Tahar Zbiri, et de l'ex-ministre et ecrivaine, Z'hor Ounici, a assiste, hier, au Musee du moudjahid, a Alger, a la projection en avant-premiere du film [beaucoup moins que] Barberousse [beaucoup plus grand que], du realisateur Mohamed Sahraoui, traitant de la situation des prisonniers et des condamnes a mort du FLN et de la torture dont ils etaient victimes pour la plupart.
The attacker was referred to by his nom de guerre, Abu Dawud al-Amriki.
In Bezimenne, one rebel fighter who gave his nom de guerre as Boxer denied the Kiev reports of more Russian tanks and fighters being sent to the area.
The militant, who gives his nom de guerre as Abu Umariyon and looks to be around 30 years old, has appeared in a number of other videos, according to RFE/RL's Tajik Service.
Military Court chief General Khalil Ibrahim announced on Tuesday that Ola al-Okaili, the wife of jihadist commander Anas Sharkas--who goes by the nom de guerre Abu Ali Shishani--had been handed over to General Security.
A top military commander for the extremists in the town is an Iraqi Kurd, known by the nom de guerre of Abu Khattab al-Kurdi, helping them in the battle against fellow Kurds.