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

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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About A. D. Mills



About the Author:
A.D. Mills, retired Reader in English Language and Literature at Queen Mary College, London, is an acknowledged expert on place and personal names.

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GOR001206877
A Dictionary of English Place-names by A. D. Mills
A. D. Mills
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Oxford University Press
1991-11-30
421
0198691564
9780198691563
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