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n. ~ Description · The word or phrase by which an individual is known and distinguished from others, especially the form used as a heading.

Citations:
(AACR2, 22.1A) In general, choose, as the basis of the heading for a person, the name by which he or she is commonly known. This may be the person's real name, pseudonym, title of nobility, nickname, initials, or other appellation.