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    be named for

    What does "it is named for " mean?

    "Because it's named for the tour held in Bucharest".

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    Re: be named for

    It's the reason why something was given a particular name.

    This newspaper is called "Human Events." It is named for (or "named after") the phrase in the opening of the Declaration of Independence.

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