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A dictionary of British place-names

Author: A D Mills
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, ©2003.
Series: Oxford paperback reference.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Familiar or curious, place-names are part of the linguistic and cultural heritage of the British Isles. This is an irresistible reference book for all those interested in names, early languages, and local history. Fully up-to-date, this new dictionary traces the development of British place-names from earliest times to the present day."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Reference works
Dictionnaires
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A D Mills
ISBN: 0198527586 9780198527589 9780191739446 0191739448 9780199609086 019960908X
OCLC Number: 59290127
Notes: "Fully revised, updated, and slightly expanded version of ... Dictionary of English place-names (Oxford University Press 1991, second edition 1998)"--Preface.
Previous ed. published as: The dictionary of English place-names. 1998.
Description: xxxi, 533 pages : maps ; 20 cm
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Series Title: Oxford paperback reference.
Other Titles: Oxford dictionary of British place names
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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