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By Adrian Room

This new kind of geographical dictionary lists previous and current trade names of greater than 7,000 areas. It focuses quite on placenames with legitimate or semiofficial prestige instead of nicknames or colloquial abbreviations. exchange placenames are vital for ancient and geographical purposes, and even supposing they predominate in nations that experience passed through wars and invasions, such trade names can both good consequence from political or administrative alterations. as well as the real info with regards to every one access, the dictionary additionally reviews on names and their origins the place applicable. Appendices specialize in placenames in non–English languages and on locations which were renamed in fictional works.

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