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The Resource Nicknames of places : origins and meanings of the alternate and secondary names, sobriquets, titles, epithets and slogans for 4600 places worldwide, Adrian Room

Nicknames of places : origins and meanings of the alternate and secondary names, sobriquets, titles, epithets and slogans for 4600 places worldwide, Adrian Room

Label
Nicknames of places : origins and meanings of the alternate and secondary names, sobriquets, titles, epithets and slogans for 4600 places worldwide
Title
Nicknames of places
Title remainder
origins and meanings of the alternate and secondary names, sobriquets, titles, epithets and slogans for 4600 places worldwide
Statement of responsibility
Adrian Room
Title variation
Origins and meanings of the alternate and secondary names, sobriquets, titles, epithets and slogans for 4600 places worldwide
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Many places in the world, from the smallest settlement to the largest expanse of land or water, have a secondary name. This new dictionary is devoted to over 4,500 such names. The Dictionary entries are arranged alphabetically by secondary name and include the city's real name, its location, and an explanation of the secondary name"--Provided by publisher
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Room, Adrian
Dewey number
910.3
Index
index present
LC call number
G105
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Names, Geographical
  • Names
  • Nicknames
Label
Nicknames of places : origins and meanings of the alternate and secondary names, sobriquets, titles, epithets and slogans for 4600 places worldwide, Adrian Room
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliograpical references (pages 331-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dictionary -- Appendix 1: names of general or undelimited regions -- Appendix 2: road and street nicknames -- Appendix 3: romany names of places -- Appendix 4: renamed countries -- Appendix 5: Roman names of towns and cities in Europe -- Appendix 6: English county names -- Appendix 7: astronomical names -- Select bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
vii, 357 pages
Isbn
9780786424979
Lccn
2006018559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Nicknames of places : origins and meanings of the alternate and secondary names, sobriquets, titles, epithets and slogans for 4600 places worldwide, Adrian Room
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliograpical references (pages 331-332) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Dictionary -- Appendix 1: names of general or undelimited regions -- Appendix 2: road and street nicknames -- Appendix 3: romany names of places -- Appendix 4: renamed countries -- Appendix 5: Roman names of towns and cities in Europe -- Appendix 6: English county names -- Appendix 7: astronomical names -- Select bibliography -- Index
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
vii, 357 pages
Isbn
9780786424979
Lccn
2006018559
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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