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    What kind of nouns need to be capitalized? :

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    Proper nouns are capitalized. Proper nouns are nouns that name particular things. Names of people are proper nouns. Names of places are proper nouns. Names of monuments are proper nouns. Names of buildings are proper nouns. Names of specific geographical features are proper nouns. Names of cities and towns and countries, etc. are proper nouns. Brand names are proper nouns.

    Examples of proper nouns:
    • The Empire State Building
      The Chrysler Building
      The Washington Monument
      The Mississippi River
      The Nile (River)
      The Amazon (River)
      Mount Fuji
      Mount McKinley
      Mount Everest
      K2 (Mountain)
      The Sahara
      The Gobi Desert
      Ernest Hemingway
      Albert Einstein
      Ronald Reagan
      Los Angeles, California (USA)
      New York, New York (USA)
      Saint Louis, Missouri (USA)
      Chicago, Illinois (USA)
      Saudi Arabia
      The Rio Grande (River)
      Coca Cola

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