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Author Everett-Heath, John, author

Title The concise dictionary of world place-names / John Everett-Heath
Edition Third edition
Published [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Summary "This dictionary explores the history, meanings, and origin of place names around the world. It covers countries, regions, islands, cities, and towns, giving the name in the local language, as well as key historical facts associated with many place names. In addition to the entries themselves, the dictionary includes a glossary of foreign word elements which appear in place names and their meanings, and a list of personalities and leaders from all over the world who have influenced the naming of places."--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on April 24, 2014)
Subject Gazetteers.
Geography -- Dictionaries.
Names, Geographical -- Etymology -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Oxford University Press.
ISBN 0191751391
0191751391 (paperback)
9780191751394 (paperback)