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Names and places

studies in geographical and topographical nomenclature

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        StatementThe University Press
        PublishersThe University Press
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        LC Classifications1888
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        Paginationxvi, 55 p. :
        Number of Pages65
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        ISBN 10nodata
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        Appalachian and Cordilleran. Oregon and Pend Oreilles. Topographical nomenclature.

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Sometimes they're looking to hire a car for a vacation to a remote beach or a mountain top resort. This is a collection of words that either actually derive from or are interestingly coincident with place names or the names of peoples and tribes inhabiting a particular area.

Place names considered unusual

Smith, The Place-Names of the North Riding of Yorkshire, Cambridge 1928• Places and Names is a classic meditation on war, how it compels and resists our efforts to order it with meaning. steep BRIARD from Brie, in NE France a kind of French dog BRIDEWELL from a palace near St Bride's Names and places, London a house of correction BRINDISI an old Mediterranean port a toast, a drinking-song BRISTOL an English city a smooth cardboard BRIT someone from Britain a young herring BROUGHAM a locality near Penrith castle, Cumbria a one-horse closed carriage BRUMMAGEM colloquial for Birmingham showy, tawdry BUCKIE a Grampian fishing town and resort a large spiral marine shell BULLER a river of South Island, New Zealand to seethe, gurgle BUNCOMBE BUNKUM from Buncombe, a county in N Carolina, whose representative is said to have gone on talking in Congress, explaining apologetically that he was 'only talking for Buncombe' insincere talk, nonsense BURGUNDY a region of France a purplish-red colour BURNSIDE the name of several Scottish towns the side of a burn or stream BURRAWANG from Mount Budawang in New South Wales any of various palm-like plants having edible nuts BURSA a popular tourist resort in Turkey a pouch or sac BYTOWNITE Bytown, former name of Ottawa.

Toponymic Guidelines for Map and Other Editors — Estonia• " But what if you're traveling off the beaten path? 74 - No Names and places, Colorado, USA 75 - Normal, Illinois, USA Named for its local "normal school" -- where teachers learn teaching standards, or "norms".

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He builds these stories into the latticework of a larger reckoning with contemporary geopolitics and the human extremes of bravery and terror. LESBO, a lesbian LETHE the river of oblivion in Hades oblivion, forgetfulness LEVANT the Eastern Mediterranean region to abscond LEWIS the largest island of the Outer Hebrides a dovetailed iron tenon made to fit into a stone so that it can be hoisted LHERZOLITE from Lake Lherz in the Pyrenees a kidnof igneous rock LIDO a beach resort near Venice a bathing beach, an open-air swimming pool LIEGE an industrial city of Belgium a person under a feudal tenure LILLIPUTIAN from Names and places, a country of small people in 'Gulliver's Travels' by Jonathan Swift someone who is very small LIMA the capital of Peru a kind of bean LIMBURGITE Limburg is a town in Baden a volcanic rock composed of olivine and augite LIMERICK a town in Ireland a humorous verse form LIMOUSINE from the Limousin district in France a posh sort of car LIONEL a village on north of Lewis, Western Isles a small lion used as a heraldic bearing LIVERMORIUM Livermore is a town in the U.

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