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Words from Armagnac: Appellation [æpɪˈleɪʃən]

Words from Armagnac: Appellation [æpɪˈleɪʃən]

If one sticks to its literal meaning, the word appellation is the action of designating someone or something by giving it a name. Its legal meaning defined since 1909 became even more significant in 1935 when the term «d’Origine Controlée» was attached to it: the appellation became a label of identity.