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    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
    Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, Inc., c2006

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    Edition 2nd ed
    Descript v, 433 p. ; 27 cm
    Contents Placenames -- Appendix 1:Common placename words and elements -- Appendix 2. Major placenames in European languages -- Appendix 3: Chinese names of countries and capitals
    Bibliog. 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 Names, Geographical
    ISBN/ISSN 0786422483 (illustrated case binding : alk. paper)


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