What does the word gazetteer mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by James A. Honey