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A dictionary of British place-names

A. D. Mills

A dictionary of British place-names

by A. D. Mills

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Geographical Names,
  • Dictionaries,
  • Gazetteers

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDictionary of British place names
    StatementA.D. Mills
    SeriesOxford paperback reference
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA645 .M55 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxviii, 532 p. :
    Number of Pages532
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25213863M
    ISBN 109780199609086
    LC Control Number2011534031

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    The book is a "dictionary of things that there aren't any words for yet". Rather than inventing new words, Adams and Lloyd picked a number of existing place-names and assigned interesting meanings to them, [3] meanings that can be regarded as on the verge of social existence and .   Often the names just meant ‘river’ or ‘water’, and sometimes no one knows what they originally meant; in the Oxford Dictionary of English Place-Names, AD Mills calls Severn “an ancient.


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