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Noun phrase

In linguistics, a noun phrase is a phrase whose head is a noun.

For example, in the sentence Most young people in England have been to school, most young people in England is a noun phrase.

A noun phrase can be a single word: in See Jane run, Jane could be described as a noun phrase.

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