Adrian Room's Alternate Names of Places: A Worldwide Dictionary PDF

By Adrian Room

ISBN-10: 078643712X

ISBN-13: 9780786437122

This new form of geographical dictionary lists earlier and current trade names of greater than 7,000 areas. It focuses really on placenames with reliable or semiofficial prestige instead of nicknames or colloquial abbreviations. exchange placenames are vital for ancient and geographical purposes, and even though they predominate in international locations that experience passed through wars and invasions, such exchange names can both good outcome from political or administrative alterations. as well as the authentic information relating to each one access, the dictionary additionally reviews on names and their origins the place applicable. Appendices specialise in placenames in non-English languages and on areas that have been renamed in fictional works.

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Caiseal see Cashel Caisleán an Bharraigh see Castlebar Caistor St. 1975 Portuguese Nova Gaia 1 Camden (town, New South Wales, southeastern Australia) : formerly Camden Park; to 1805 Cowpastures 2 Camden (town, Arkansas, south central United States) : to 1844 Écore à Fabre 3 Camden (town, South Carolina, southeastern United States) : to 1768 Pine Tree Hill Camden Park see 1Camden Camerino (town, central Italy) : Roman Camerinum Camerinum see Camerino Cameron Bay see Echo Bay Cameroon (republic, western Africa) : formerly English the Cameroons (The former name referred to the German protectorate of Kamerun.

Braniewo (town, northeastern Poland) : to 1945 German Braunsberg Branodunum see Brancaster Branogenium see Leintwardine Braüsk (town, northeastern Poland) : 1807–1915, 1939–1941 Russian Bryansk Brantovka see 5Oktyabr’sky Brashear City see Morgan City Brasil see Brazil Braslav see Braslaw Braslaw (town, northern Belarus) : (Russian Braslav); 1919–1939 Polish Brasùaw Brasùaw see Braslaw Bra£ov (city, central Romania) : 1950–1960 Stalin or Ora£ul Stalin; 1867–1918 Hungarian Brassó, to 1867 German Kronstadt (The German name should not lead to confusion with the Russian town of Kronshtadt.

Nearby is the modern settlement of Kessaria, named for it. ) Caiseal see Cashel Caisleán an Bharraigh see Castlebar Caistor St. 1975 Portuguese Nova Gaia 1 Camden (town, New South Wales, southeastern Australia) : formerly Camden Park; to 1805 Cowpastures 2 Camden (town, Arkansas, south central United States) : to 1844 Écore à Fabre 3 Camden (town, South Carolina, southeastern United States) : to 1768 Pine Tree Hill Camden Park see 1Camden Camerino (town, central Italy) : Roman Camerinum Camerinum see Camerino Cameron Bay see Echo Bay Cameroon (republic, western Africa) : formerly English the Cameroons (The former name referred to the German protectorate of Kamerun.

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