Eponymous



[uh-pon-uh-muh s] /əˈpɒn ə məs/

adjective
1.
giving one’s name to a tribe, place, etc.:
Romulus, the eponymous founder of Rome.
/ɪˈpɒnɪməs/
adjective
1.
(of a person) being the person after whom a literary work, film, etc, is named: the eponymous heroine in the film of Jane Eyre
2.
(of a literary work, film, etc) named after its central character or creator: the Stooges’ eponymous debut album
adj.

1846; see eponym + -ous.

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