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A dictionary of British place-names

Author: A D Mills
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st ed. revView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Gazetteers
Local history
Woordenboeken (vorm)
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version: Dictionary of British place-names
(OCoLC)751716058
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: A D Mills
ISBN: 9780191739446 0191739448 0198527586 9780198527589
OCLC Number: 768491678
Description: 1 online resource (xxviii, 532 pages) : maps.
Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Responsibility: A.D. Mills.

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A gazetteer tracing the origin and meaning of more than 17,000 place-names throughout Britain, this A-Z is a treasury of information and fascinating facts. It is both an ideal guide for anybody  Read more...

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Just the (almost) pocket-size reference manual you need to find out the true meaning of your home town or village. * Suffolk & Norfolk Life * This is a book so meticulously and scruplously compiled Read more...

 
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