gazetteer

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a journalist who writes for a gazette

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a geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas)

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recreational atlas leader since 1976, is now shipping the newly revised Iowa Atlas & Gazetteer to retailers throughout the country.
com)-- Gazetteer specialists Aligned Assets are pleased to announce the release of a Risk Information Module as part of their local government gazetteer management system, Symphony iManage.
Gazetteer match--indicates whether the lemma matches a gazetteer entry (used for gazetteers with single-word entries: names, surnames, and ethnics).
The Citizen Award recognises projects where benefits have been delivered to citizens or businesses using the National Gazetteers.
Council spokesman Ian Thomson said: "Apostrophes are not generally used in street names as they can lead to problems and confusion when data is transferred electronically for other uses, such as street gazetteers.
A recent report by CEBR estimated that pounds 55 million a year could be saved as a result of using gazetteers in those councils responsible for creating and maintaining them.
British toponymist and onomastician Room seems to have noticed that for the past few decades, atlas gazetteers have assumed that readers would never have occasion to say the name of a place out loud.
The editors also reprint and provide apt and handsome black-and-white illustrations for selections from nineteenth- and early twentieth-century books, journals, and gazetteers.
There were numerous authors and publishers who produced universal gazetteers, generally beginning around the late 18th and early 19th centuries.
edu), is especially noteworthy because it also provides new types of library services based on gazetteers and other information access tools (see Hill 2000 for additional details).
In this changeable setting, various interests, from the great European powers to the local nobility to the city's gazetteers, were often compelled to be innovative in their political dealings.
He observed seasonal and ancestral rituals, interviewed local residents, and collected written documentation from local gazetteers, several hundred genealogies, household division records, land deeds, and stone inscriptions, all of which he has put to good use in this book, which is simultaneously a local history and an analysis of Chinese lineages, defined as "a self-professed patrilineal descent group (4).
The travel industry bible, known as Gazetteers, has launched a website Gazetteers.
Because gazetteers as long ago as the fifth century A.
The OAG gazetteers provide information about what the hotels and destinations in glossy holiday brochures are really like.