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American place-names : a concise and selective dictionary for the continental United States of America

Author: George R Stewart
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1970.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work includes three categories of place-name information: well-known places; repeated names which appear in many localities; and unusual names. Following each of the 12,000 entries is the name derivation, the state where pertinent and explication with historical, geographical and/or folk interpretations.
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Stewart, George Rippey, 1895-1980.
American place-names.
New York, Oxford University Press, 1970
(OCoLC)560291548
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George R Stewart
OCLC Number: 95369
Description: xl, 550 pages ; 25 cm
Responsibility: George R. Stewart.

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This work includes three categories of place-name information: well-known places; repeated names which appear in many localities; and unusual names. Following each of the 12,000 entries is the name derivation, the state where pertinent and explication with historical, geographical and/or folk interpretations.

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