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  • n. Plural form of placename.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • And the significance of placenames is a major sub-theme of the last third of the book.

    December Books 9) Doctor Who and the Loch Ness Monster

  • However, as others have already pointed out, the book is not a factual travel account and so all locations and placenames may not be quite where or what they appear to be at first sight.

    San Pedro Tlayac´┐Żn?

  • MacAodha, B.S. Some major elements in Spanish placenames.

    Mexico's place names and their meanings

  • Taggart also collects examples into wider themes such as how names evolve "through mumbling and confusion", the Norwegian influence on the northwest, tautological placenames "Bredon" means "hill hill", and placenames we might snigger at, though they have "perfectly sensible derivations": Badgers Mount, Great Snoring, Nasty, and Ogle.

    Et cetera: non-fiction roundup

  • Another factor for The Hague, I believe, is that one-syllable placenames are rare.

    Place Names with Definite Articles

  • It makes me geekily happy that the school placenames are figure out - and it's interesting to me to get some snippets of New Zealand history.

    The mission must be served

  • As I discovered with Italian placenames and Etruscan's involvement in many of them, toponyms can be a source of endless fascination and learning about the impact that substrate languages have had on their region.

    A new post on Pre-Greek place-names

  • The word appears in the name of Hengest, the Saxon chieftain, and still survives in English in placenames and other names beginning with Hingst - or Hinx -.

    Henchman « Isegoria

  • I offer the following placenames for your consideration:

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Do you realize the way you mispronounce Welsh placenames?

    lazarus Diary Entry


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