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mononym

(ˈmɒnəʊˌnɪm)
n
a person who is famous enough to be known only by one name, usually the first name
[C20: from mono- + (epo)nym]
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Dubai-based Palestinian singer Fadl, known professionally by his mononym, is bringing an introversion to his hip hop.
"We do not need to prove how much we love our country at the theatres," filmmaker Onir, who uses only a mononym, told Indian NDTV.
Santos, popularly known by the mononym Malang, was an icon in the local art scene and was recognized by both his peers and art patrons for his works on various subjects such as women, plants and urban city scenes.
And the singer, 32, has booked her first public appearance under her new mononym.
Mononym, n., Oxford English Dictionary, http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/238541 (last visited Nov.
His mononym may be a familiar one in EUrope bUt, despite captUring attention with the occasional flash of inspiration dUring his foUr-year stint with Lyon, Fred is not a hoUsehold name oUtside Brazil.
A travel grant for flights to France for Brett and co-artistic director Daelik (his mononym) would have amounted to CAD $3,000.
Hadi Sarieddine, known professionally by his mononym, is a Lebanese singer-songwriter.
Santos, commonly known by the mononym Malang, was an icon in the local art scene and was recognized by both his peers and art patrons for his works on various subjects such as women, plants, and urban city scenes.
Red Velvet, an all-female girl group, is composed of five members, all of who use a mononym: Joy, Seulgi, Irene, Yeri and Wendy.
The singer, who is popularly known by the mononym, is scheduled to return to Dubai for her second performance on March 2.