A Dictionary of English Place-names by A.D. Mills

A Dictionary of English Place-names by A.D. Mills

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Written for the general reader, tourist or local historian, this volume contains over 12,000 entries comprising details on place-name, county earliest spelling and date, meaning of the name and its etymology. It also includes names of rivers and a glossary of affixes.

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This dictionary is written for the general reader, tourist or local historian with an interest in the origins of English place-names. It contains over 12,000 entries, comprising place-name, county, earliest spelling and date, the meaning of the name and its etymology. Included are modern and topical names, such as Sellafield, Peterlee and Strangeways, names of rivers, new and old county names and regional names. There is also a glossary giving a range of meanings and showing their historical development.

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SKU GOR001206877
Title A Dictionary of English Place-names
Author By (author) A.D. Mills
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Oxford University Press
Year Published 1991
Number of Pages 421
ISBN 10 0198691564
ISBN 13 9780198691563
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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This dictionary is written for the general reader, tourist or local historian with an interest in the origins of English place-names. It contains over 12,000 entries, comprising place-name, county, earliest spelling and date, the meaning of the name and its etymology. Included are modern and topical names, such as Sellafield, Peterlee and Strangeways, names of rivers, new and old county names and regional names. There is also a glossary giving a range of meanings and showing their historical development.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001206877
Title A Dictionary of English Place-names
Author By (author) A.D. Mills
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher Oxford University Press
Year Published 1991
Number of Pages 421
ISBN 10 0198691564
ISBN 13 9780198691563
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No

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