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.
Local sources confirmed last week that Osama Kharitah nom de guerre Abu Zeid al-Askari, a senior commander of Ahrar al-Sham, was killed by unknown assailants near the town of Ma'arat al-Masrin in Northern Idlib.
YPG general Mihyedin Xirki said Mr Lock, whose nom de guerre was Berxwedan Givara, was a "martyr" who died "putting up a brave fight".
Liaquat Ali, better known by his nom de guerre, Ehsanullah Ehsan, was a senior commander for the Pakistani Taliban, and later for a Taliban breakaway faction, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar.
Mr Santos and Mr Londono, better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, signed the peace deal last month after more than four years of negotiations in Cuba.
The award pointedly excluded FARC guerrilla leader Rodrigo Londono, better known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, who signed the accord with Santos.
Santos and long-time foe Rodrigo Londono, known by his nom de guerre Timochenko, will shake hands and sign the document in the coastal city.
Apres [beaucoup moins que] Omar le Tchetchene [beaucoup plus grand que], tue en debut de mois, qui etait l'equivalent d'un ministre de la Defense, l'elimination du deuxieme responsable operationnel de l'organisation terroriste confirme la saignee entamee en aout dernier avec la mort du responsable des provinces irakiennes , Fadel Ahmed Abdoullah al-Hiyali, plus connu sous son nom de guerre d'Abou Muslim al-Turkmeni.
Il reste a savoir si ce nom de guerre est effectivement celui de Noureddine Chouchane.
In short, De Lima said, the approval by the government of the use of nom de guerre was considered as a "confidence building measure" to pursue the peace talks.
The attacker was referred to by his nom de guerre, Abu Dawud al-Amriki.