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A Dictionary of English Place-names

A Dictionary of English Place-names

A. D. Mills

Written for the general reader, tourist or local historian, this volume contains over 12,000 entries comprising details on place-name, county earliest spelling and date, meaning of the name and its etymology. It also includes names of rivers and a glossary of affixes.
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This dictionary is written for the general reader, tourist or local historian with an interest in the origins of English place-names. It contains over 12,000 entries, comprising place-name, county, earliest spelling and date, the meaning of the name and its etymology. Included are modern and topical names, such as Sellafield, Peterlee and Strangeways, names of rivers, new and old county names and regional names. There is also a glossary giving a range of meanings and showing their historical development.

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Title - A Dictionary of English Place-names

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Author - A. D. Mills

ISBN 13 - 9780198691563

Imprint - Oxford University Press

Publisher - Oxford University Press

Date Published - 01/11/1991

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Binding Type - Hardback

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Languages - English