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Definition of nom de guerre noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

nom de guerre

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌnɑm də ˈɡɛr//
 
(pl. noms de guerre
NAmE//ˌnɑm də ˈɡɛr//
 
)
(from French) (formal)
 
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a false name that is used, for example, by someone who belongs to a military organization that is not official
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: nom de guerre