another way of saying "formerly called"?

Elizabeth Tower, formerly called Clock Tower

Are there any ways of saying this without using the phrase "formerly called"?

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  • 4 months ago
    Favourite answer

    'Previously,' as in "...previously known as..."

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  • denise
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    When talking about someone who is married [usually the 'bride'] and has taken her husbands surname as her own, It will say Mrs D Bennett 'nee' Jones,  'nee' means formerly known as, because it was her 'maiden' name.

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  • 4 months ago

    Was called. Thats the correct analogy of the saying

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  • 4 months ago

    You could leave out the word "called" and just say "formerly").

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  • Mike
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    heretofore denominated as.

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  • Expat
    Lv 6
    4 months ago

    Formerly known as

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  • Alex
    Lv 7
    4 months ago

    Known previously as

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  • 4 months ago

    Once known as

    Used to be called

    Once known as

    • RE
      Lv 7
      4 months agoReport

      once known as

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  • 4 months ago

    previously identified as

    previously titled

    I.e. use a synonymous phrase.

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  • 4 months ago

    Also known as, or aka.

    • Mike
      Lv 7
      4 months agoReport

      fka, formerly known as.

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