A person, place, thing, or abstract idea:

  • mother 
  • president 
  • college 
  • park 
  • microwave 
  • road 
  • freedom 
  • employment

Proper nouns are specific names of people, places, or things:

  • Mother Goose 
  • President Clinton 
  • Empire State College 
  • Central Park 
  • General Electric Microwave Oven 
  • Stone Church Road 
  • Freedom of Speech
  • Employment Agency 

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