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Author Mills, A. D. (Anthony David), 1935-

Title A dictionary of British place-names / A.D. Mills
Edition First edition revised
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxviii, 532 pages) : maps
Series Oxford paperback reference
Oxford paperback reference.
Summary Includes over 17,000 entries, tracing the development of the featured place-names from earliest times to the present day. The A to Z entries are complemented by a detailed introductory essay discussing the chronology and development of English, Irish, Welsh, and Scottish place-names, as well as an extensive bibliography, maps of Britain showing old and new boundaries, and a glossary of common elements in place-names
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject Names, Geographical -- Great Britain -- Etymology -- Dictionaries.
British Isles -- Gazetteers.
Great Britain -- History, Local -- Dictionaries.
Ireland -- Gazetteers.
Genre/Form Gazetteers.
Local history.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0191739448 (electronic)
019960908X (paperback)
9780191739446 (electronic)
9780199609086 (paperback)