What does "Apposition" mean?
(n.) The act of adding; application; accretion (n.) The putting of things in juxtaposition, or side by side; also, the condition of being so placed (n.) The state of two nouns or pronouns, put in the same case, without a connecting word between them; as, I admire Cicero, the orator. Here, the second noun explains or characterizes the first
Example: "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"
Word Family appositions, appositive