New place names of the world
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New place names of the world by H. Spaull

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Published by Ward Lock .
Written in English


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Statementby H. Spaull.
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List of the world's most populous cities List of cities in India List of planned cities List of city nicknames in the United States List of towns List of places in London List of Brooklyn, New York neighborhoods List of Manhattan, New York neighborhoods List of urban studies topics List of named ethnic enclaves in North American cities. Book: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Matthews, C.M. (Constance Mary), Place-names of the English-speaking world. London, Weidenfeld & Nicolson [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Englisch: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: C M Matthews. The text is ordered by country alphabetically. The book will include a historical section, putting the place name into context, and references those events, which have had an impact on the geography of a country, and those foreign influences, which have played a part in shaping the place name. This is a list of cities and towns whose names were officially changed at one or more points in history. It does not include gradual changes in spelling that took place over long periods of time. see also: Geographical renaming, Names of European cities in different languages, and List of renamed places in the United States.

A placename is often much more than just a label. A name may bespeak the history of a nation, the culture of a people, or the hopes of an individual. Such connections are revealed in this very large reference work on placenames of the world, which offers an in-depth look at the origins of each. First published in , the work in this new edition contains over 6, entries, including 1, 5/5(1). Books with place names in the title Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it and how highly those voters ranked the book. Over 10 entriesThis 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 addition to the entries themselves, the dictionary includes a glossary of foreign word elements which appear in place. In much of the "Old World" (approximately Africa, Asia and Europe) the names of many places cannot easily be interpreted or understood; [citation needed] they do not convey any apparent meaning in the modern language of the is due to a general set of processes through which place names evolve over time, until their obvious meaning is lost. In contrast, in the "New World" (roughly.

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