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Mike, United Nations
- A noun denoting a particular person, place, organization, ship, animal, event, or other individual entity.
Main appendix: English proper nouns
In English, a proper noun is normally not preceded by an article or limiting modifier and is normally written with an initial capital letter. There are exceptions, however (such as the Netherlands and kd lang).
- nomen proprium, noun substantive proper, proper substantive, proper name, substantive proper
the name of a particular person, place, organization or other individual entity