prop'er noun'

Gram.a noun that is not normally preceded by an article or other limiting modifier, as any or some, and that is arbitrarily used to denote a particular person, place, or thing without regard to any descriptive meaning the word or phrase may have, as Lincoln, Beth, Pittsburgh. Also called prop'er name'. Cf. common noun.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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