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

 ap·pel·la·tion /ˌæpəˈleʃən/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·pel·la·tion n.
 1. The act of appealing; appeal. [Obs.]
 2. The act of calling by a name.
 3. The word by which a particular person or thing is called and known; name; title; designation.
    They must institute some persons under the appellation of magistrates.   --Hume.
 Syn: -- See Name.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : identifying word or words by which someone or something is
          called and classified or distinguished from others [syn:
          denomination, designation, appellative]