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    Title
    Placenames of the world : origins and meanings of the names for 6,600 countries, cities, territories, natural features, and historic sites 2nd ed.
    Author
    Room, Adrian.

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    Personal Author:
    Room, Adrian.
    Title:
    Placenames of the world : origins and meanings of the names for 6,600 countries, cities, territories, natural features, and historic sites / Adrian Room.
    Edition statement:
    2nd ed.
    Publication info:
    Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., ©2006.
    Physical description:
    v, 433 p. ; 27 cm.
    Content type:
    text
    Medium:
    unmediated
    Format:
    volume
    Bibliography note:
    Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-433).
    Summary:
    "First published in 1997, the work in this new edition contains over 7,000 entries, including 1,000 new placenames from previously under-represented areas such as China and Japan. Entries cover natural features as well as manmade entities. Each entry includes the name of the feature; a brief description and its geographical location; and the origin of the name"--Provided by publisher.
    Subject term:
    Names, Geographical.
    LCCN:
    2005017522
    ISBN:
    0786422483 (illustrated case binding : alk. paper)

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      G 105 .R66 2006 1 Reference book Social Sciences/Education Reference
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