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Answered By: [Unclaimed] Last Updated: Dec 18, 2014 Views: 168
A proper noun is a specific person, place, or thing. For example, Rasmussen College is a proper noun because it is a specific place.
Typical proper nouns include
- Names of people (John Smith)
- Names of places or locations (Minneapolis, the Palace Theater, Starbucks)
- Names of geographical landmarks (Mississippi River, the Grand Canyon, the Rocky Mountains)
Please view our online academic guide on English Composition for more resources.