called or named


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1- We live in a small town called/named so and so.

2- We have a beautiful calf named/called so and so.
  • pops91710

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    English, AE
    A town can have a name and be called by its nickname. I'm from the city of Boston, often called "Beantown". I am from the city of Los Angeles, often called "The City of the Angels". New York City is its name, but often called The Big Apple.