toponym









toponym


noun

  1. a place name.
  2. a name derived from the name of a place.

noun

  1. the name of a place
  2. any name derived from a place name
n.

1939, from comb. form of Greek topos “place” (see topos) + -onym “name” (see name (n.)). Toponymy “study of place names” is from 1876.

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