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Placenames of the world : origins and meanings of the names for 6,600 countries, cities, territories, natural features, and historic sites

Author: Adrian Room
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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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 extensive  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adrian Room
ISBN: 9780786422487 0786422483
OCLC Number: 318163065
Description: v, 433 p. ; 27 cm
Responsibility: Adrian Room.

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