Proper Nouns

Definition of a Proper Noun

A proper noun is a grammatical part of speech that refers to a specific person, place, or thing.

Proper Noun Examples

Some examples of proper nouns would be the following:

Person: Abraham Lincoln, Mahatma Gandhi, Anne Frank


Place: Paris, Grand Canyon National Park, New York City


Thing: Coca-Cola, Honda Accord, Washington Monument

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