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Eponymous (epon-y-mous)

: the mythical or historical person or thing after which a tribe, city, country etc. is named.   Example: It is a fictionalized biography of the eponymous German actress and singer. Advertisements

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Old Photo of the Day – New Zealand

Wood chopping competition in New Zealand (photo taken in 1918). And you thought baseball was cool.

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Old Photo of the Day – New Zealand

Brunner Bridge and coal mines, located in Grey Valley, New Zealand, from the year 1900.

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Old Photo of the Day – New Zealand

An old photograph of Francis Joseph Glacier from the country of New Zealand, taken in 1906. Dressed in sophisticated clothing, tourists traversed the icy terrain. It appears that being fancy was a prerequisite for exploration.

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Old Photo of the Day – New Zealand

An old photograph of Francis Joseph Glacier from the country of New Zealand. The glacier has melted a considerable amount since this image was captured in 1906.

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Old Photo of the Day – St. Louis

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Old Photo of the Day – St. Louis

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