gazetteer

Part of speech: noun

A dictionary of geographical names.

Part of speech: noun

A writer for a gazette.

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Usage examples "gazetteer":

  1. Of the eighty- five numbers originally published in the " Independent Gazetteer," under the common signature of " Publius," Jay wrote five, Madison twenty- nine, and Hamilton fifty- one. - "The Critical Period of American History", John Fiske.
  2. It was found that he 'gat the Gazetteer, ' a revolutionary print published in Edinburgh, which only the most extreme men patronized, and which after a few months' existence was suppressed by Government. - "Robert Burns", Principal Shairp.
  3. Marryat 1851 Missionary Labors and Scenes in South Africa R. Moffat 1845 A New Gazetteer of the Asia, Africa, etc. - "South-African Folk-Tales", James A. Honey.