Some articles on named:
... Its sites were discovered and named by the Soviet archaeologist Viktor Sarianidi (1976) ... Bactria was the Greek name for Old Persian Bāxtriš (from native *Bāxçiš) (named for its capital Bactra, modern Balkh), in what is now northern Afghanistan, and Margiana was the Greek name for the ... by Diodorus Siculus) alleged that the legendary Assyrian king Ninus had defeated a Bactrian king named Oxyartes in ca ...
... In 1996, Wickenheiser was named MVP of the Esso National Women's Championship, helping Alberta to a fourth place finish ... She was named tournament MVP both years ... Wickenheiser was the regular season leading scorer and named to the league's all-star team ...
... She has a brother named Ross and a sister named Jane ... On July 15, 2011 her hometown of Shaunavon named the new 14 million dollar recreational complex after her, Crescent Point Wickenheiser Centre ... On June 30, 2011, she was named an Officer of the Order of Canada in 2011 by Governor General David Johnston ...
... Kibbutz Givat Brenner was also named for him, while kibbutz Revivim was named in honour of his magazine ... The Brenner Prize, one of Israel's top literary awards, is named for him ...
... It is named in honour of the German-American physicist and Nobelist Albert Einstein ... in the postscript of his novel 3001 The Final Odyssey that he was hoping asteroid 2001 would be named after him, but it was named for Einstein first ... Asteroid 3001 was named 3001 Michelangelo ...
More definitions of "named":
- (adj): Given or having a specified name.
Example: "An actor named Harold Lloyd"; "a building in Cardiff named the Temple of Peace"
Famous quotes containing the word named:
“1946: I go to graduate school at Tulane in order to get distance from a possessive mother. I see a lot of a red-haired girl named Maude-Ellen. My mother asks one day: Does Maude-Ellen have warts? Every girl Ive known named Maude-Ellen has had warts. Right: Maude-Ellen had warts.”
—Bill Bouke (20th century)
“And then the man whom Sorrow named his friend
Cried out, Dim sea, hear my most piteous story!
The sea swept on and cried her old cry still,
Rolling along in dreams from hill to hill.
He fled the persecution of her glory....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“We call it a Society; and go about professing openly the totalest separation, isolation. Our life is not a mutual helpfulness; but rather, cloaked under due laws-of-war, named fair competition and so forth, it is a mutual hostility.”
—Thomas Carlyle (17951881)