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Rule "capitalize proper names, geographic terms, historic episodes..."

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Description: capitalize proper names, geographic terms, historic episodes...
Category: Upper/Lowercase (ID: CASING)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/spelling-capital-letters/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • She lived several years in south America.
    Correction suggestion: South America
  • With the reunification of West and east Germany, the Federal Republic of Germany became known simply as 'Germany'.
    Correction suggestion: East Germany
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • The term NATO stands for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
  • Go south three blocks and then turn left.
  • The west coast of Scotland is rainy this time of year.
  • Albania is a country in Southeastern Europe.
  • The British Isles and North-Western Europe.
Pattern: [Java Rule] Sourcecode
Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: CAPITALIZATION
Version: 5.9-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-27 20:33:03 +0000)