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In the first case it's a part of a place name. A good example of this is "South Korea". In the second case "the south side" is not a part of the place name of "Baltimore". From editorsmanual.com: Don't capitalize names of directions like north, south, east, and west when used to refer to direction and location, but do ...


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Yes, this is normal practice, unless, and sometimes even if, there is some other Act being referred to in the same context. For brevity, particularly where has a long name, repeated references are normally shortened as much as possible, both in writing and in speech. In very formal prose, it is normal practice to do this abbreviation only after explicitly ...


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Both are possible. In the particular case, I can find that the name of that particular building is "Pikesville Branch Library" As that is the name of the institution, it is a proper noun and is capitalised. It would be very reasonable to refer to this as "Pikesville Library" as a shortened form of the name. But you can also use the ...


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You would expect a title to be capitalised when it is unique and you are naming that unique role. In your example, you used 'district attorney' with the definite article, 'the', making it unique. There may be many district attorneys, but in any specific area there will perhaps be just one, making it unique in that context. For example: He works as a ...


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