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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·nom·i·na·tion /dɪˌnɑməˈneʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·nom·i·na·tion n.
 1. The act of naming or designating.
 2. That by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or of thousands, or of fourths, or of shillings, or of tons.
    Those [qualities] which are classed under the denomination of sublime.   --Burke.
 3. A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect; as, a denomination of Christians.
 Syn: -- Name; appellation; title. See Name.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a group of religious congregations having its own
           organization and a distinctive faith
      2: a class of one kind of unit in a system of numbers or
         measures or weights or money; "he flashed a fistful of
         bills of large denominations"
      3: identifying word or words by which someone or something is
         called and classified or distinguished from others [syn: appellation,
          designation, appellative]