Word of the Week: Eponymous

As in:  “The Dutch East India Company, founded in 1602, and its eponymous English imitator were the first true capitalist corporations, with their equity capital divided into tradable shares paying cash dividends at the discretion of their directors.”Book Cover: Civilization by Niall Ferguson

Ferguson, N. (2011). Civilization: The West and the rest. New York: Penguin Press, p.38.

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