proper noun

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Mike, United Nations

proper noun (plural proper nouns)

  1. A noun denoting a particular person, place, organization, ship, animal, event, or other individual entity.

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Main appendix: English proper nouns

In English, a proper noun normally is not preceded by an article or limiting modifier and is written with an initial capital letter.

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Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 21:02