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Originally appearing in Volume V13, Page 648 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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HOMONYM (Gr. oµwvolaos, having the same name, from densely populated plain running north and south from the oµos, same, alike, and 6voµa, name), a term in philology for Fu-niu Shan. Cotton is also grown extensively and forms those words which differ in sense but are alike either in sound the principal article of export, and a considerable quantity or spelling or both. Words alike only in spelling but rot in sound, of wild silk is produced from the Fu-niu Shan. Three roads e.g. " bow," are sometimes called homographs ; and words alike from the east and south unite at Ho-nan Fu, and one from the only in sound but not in spelling, e.g. " meat," " meet," hones- west. The southern road leads to Ju Chow, where it forks, phones. Skeat (Etymol. Diet.) gives a list of English homonyms. one branch going to Shi-ki-chen, connecting the trade from
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