Sentence Examples


  • NINUS, in Greek mythology, the eponymous founder of Nineveh, and thus the city itself personified.
  • Jutland was acquired by Dan, the eponymous ancestor of the Danes.
  • Medus was regarded as the eponymous hero and progenitor of the Medes.
  • In so far as the older doctrine is open to the charge of neglecting the conative and teleological side of experience it can afford to be grateful to its critics for recalling it to its own eponymous principle of the priority of the "ideal " to the " idea," of needs to the conception of their object.
  • The 56 volumes published by the Parker Society include only one by its eponymous hero, and that is a volume of correspondence.