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A Concise Dictionary of Modern Place-Names in Great Britain and Ireland

Adrian Room

This dictionary fills a major gap in the study of British and Irish place names, being the first to give full coverage to the origins of names that have arisen since 1500. Room traces the origins of over 1,000 names, providing an informative and entertaining excursion through the social history of Great Britain and Ireland over the last 500 years.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publish Date: Dec 15th, 1983
  • Pages: 192
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780192115904
  • Categories: Europe - Great BritainLinguistics - GeneralPublic Health