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- n. Plural form of place name.
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There was hardly a major centre of civilization where they did not have a preceptory—as, for example, the wide scatter of such place names as Temple Fortune and Temple Bar (London) and Temple Meads (Bristol) in England still shows.
He could remember old white men of no learning around the Pilliga who could still pronounce the place names authentically as the Kamilaroi did.
The origin of place names is notoriously difficult to pin down, but even so, several places in and around the Mela Ridge have evocative names.
Along the valley of the River Vésubie runs the at one time important route from the Alps to the coast, and it is close to this area that we find evocative place names with the same associations as we found near St Jean-Cap-Ferrat.