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[1.1.X] Refs #12288 -- Clarified that application names must be unique. Thanks to Piotr Czachur for the report.

Backport of r13219 from trunk.

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docs/ref/settings.txt

 contains a Django application, as created by :djadmin:`django-admin.py startapp
 <startapp>`.
 
+.. admonition:: App names must be unique
+
+    The application names (that is, the final dotted part of the
+    path to the module containing ``models.py``) defined in
+    :setting:`INSTALLED_APPS` *must* be unique. For example, you can't
+    include both ``django.contrib.auth`` and ``myproject.auth`` in
+    INSTALLED_APPS.
+
 .. setting:: INTERNAL_IPS
 
 INTERNAL_IPS