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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language; The nomenclature of regional places.

Usage examples (2)
  • The Copycat Effect (NY: Simon and Schuster, 2004), and in forthcoming books, with further explorations in onomatology (the study of names) and toponomy (the study of...
  • On the other hand, Dr. Burrill's article on "toponomy and Cultural History" is a very good example of how toponomy (and lexicography in general) and history can... for more
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