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  • n. Plural form of toponym.


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  • Place and features names, also called toponyms, make some maps particularly collectable.

    The Chicago Blog

  • Some existing toponyms were totally changed to reflect the importance of particular individuals, events or dates.

    Mexico's place names and their meanings

  • Just added to the site is my attempt at an article about Mexico's toponyms (place names), some of which are derived from Nahuatl and other indigenous languages, and some of which derive from Spanish.

    Spanish toponyms (place names)

  • MexConnect. com Forums: Specific Focus: Learning Spanish: Spanish toponyms (place names)

    Spanish toponyms (place names)

  • Macedonians had always Greek names, toponyms, ways, heroes, gods, dialect and spread Greek Language and Civilization to the World.

    Global Voices in English » Macedonia: Alexander the Great as Media Bait

  • While you won't find all of the toponyms on Google Maps, these people and places have left their mark on our language forever ...

    John Marciano: 'Toponymity': The 13 Strangest Birthplaces Of Common Words (PHOTOS)

  • Evaristo apparently composed it while writer-in-residence at the Museum of London and it breathes an intimate connection between the Roman city and today's geography - she uses mainly modern streetnames and toponyms, and has Zuleika a citizen of the racially and sexually diverse metropolis, attended by her Scottish slaves, educated by her husband to the point where she writes and recites her own poetry.

    April Books 1) The Emperor's Babe, by Bernardine Evaristo

  • All I could find that was even remotely helpful was Antonio Sciarretta's website which displays a fearsomely long list of etymologies for a variety of European toponyms including those in the region of ancient Etruria.

    The origin of Perugia

  • 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.

    Archive 2010-09-01

  • In the Sikusilarmiut land-use area, covering most of the Foxe Peninsula in Nunavut, Henshaw [37] has documented more than 300 toponyms around the community of Kinngait (Cape Dorset).

    Indigenous knowledge of the Arctic environment


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