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e·pon·y·mous

 (ĭ-pŏn′ə-məs)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or constituting an eponym.
2. Named after something else or deriving from an existing name or word: "Programs such as He-Man and Masters of the Universe ... were all created with the explicit purpose of selling the eponymous toys to children" (Susan Gregory Thomas).

[From Greek epōnumos; see eponym.]

eponymous

(ɪˈpɒnɪməs)
adj
1. (of a person) being the person after whom a literary work, film, etc, is named: the eponymous heroine in the film of Jane Eyre.
2. (of a literary work, film, etc) named after its central character or creator: the Stooges' eponymous debut album.
eˈponymously adv

ep•on•y•mous

(əˈpɒn ə məs)

adj.
giving one's name to something, as a tribe or place.
[1840–50; < Greek epṓnymos. See ep-, -onym, -ous]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.eponymous - being or relating to or bearing the name of an eponym
Translations

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] ADJepónimo

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] adjde ce nom, du même nom, éponyme
the eponymous hero of ... → le héros éponyme de ...epoxy resin [ɪˌpɒksiˈrɛzɪn] nrésine f époxy

eponymous

adjnamengebend; eponymous hero (of novel)Titelheld m

eponymous

[ɪˈpɒnɪməs] adj (liter) → eponimo
References in classic literature ?
The word 'Brut' comes from the name 'Brutus,' according to Geoffrey a Trojan hero and eponymous founder of the British race.
The Krays' notoriety has endure, from the eponymous starring Spandau Ballet's Gary and Kemp to the 2015 movie Legend, Hardy remarkably portraying both the Krays' notoriety has continued to endure, from the eponymous 1990 film starring Spandau Ballet's Gary and Martin Kemp to the 2015 movie Legend, with Tom Hardy remarkably portraying both twins in the film.
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But Auburn's Glenn Stewart isn't just an exception to the rule, he's a rising country star, with an eponymous CD and a brand of "country that kicks" that positively burns with energy and guitar-driven grit.
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Bridgeview Apartments, the eponymous holding company that made the purchase, agreed to a 75 percent financing at what CBRE described as a very favorable interest rate.
The eponymous heroine falls into a sinister world and must escape if she ever wants to see her parents again.
Now British actor Idris Elba has landed the eponymous role in new BBC1 thriller Luther.
12A Out September 11 www.julieandjulia.com Amy Adams and Meryl Streep are the eponymous heroines in this comedy drama based on two true stories; one, of famed chef Julia Child, whose bestselling book Mastering The Art of French Cooking documented her time in Paris in the 1940s and 50s; the other, frustrated temp turned blogger Julie Powell, who cooked all 524 of Child's recipes through the course of a year and documented her experiences online.
The eponymous hero is amazed when he's invited to join the ranks of some of the finest heroes in the land as a member of the Elite Resistance Council.