place name


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the name by which a geographical place is known

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Islamabad -- The National Accountability Bureau (NAB) on Wednesday, requested the Ministry of Interior to place names of former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam Nawaz sons Hassan, Hussain and and son-in-law Capt (Retd) Safdar on the Exit Control List (ECL).
ANEW online resource that has already recorded nearly 350,000 historic place names in Wales is being launched today by Economy Secretary Ken Skates.
Our eponymous (of a person) place name landscape is largely boring as bat turd and as stodgy and starchy as badly cooked porridge.
Nash's Insular Toponymies is a new monograph on the ecolinguistics of place names in Norfolk Island and Dudley Peninsula.
Other MPs lamented the sale of books referring to the post-1974 place name versions.
It is also a sign that the actual place name is not fully understood - certainly I think in the case of Merthyr Tydfil and many other longer place names.
EMMA Bunton and Melanie C were determined to Spice things up - by going around nicking celebrity place names.
AEINQRS: place names Qasrein, Qasrine, Sanqeir (all in NIMA database)
That is a place name that has come to be a codeword for the cynical sacrifice of small nations' freedom to great powers' spheres of influence.
But the original and unabridged version holds the honor of being the longest place name in the United States.
We may have in our collections a list of indigenous names provided by a surveyor, however we can't be sure that these accurately reflect the original Aboriginal place name.
The author explains what each place name means, what language it is derived from and when the use of the name was first recorded.
Toponyms have been a significant tool in the study of linguists cultural diffusion and historical antecedents to place name geography.
It was in 1934 under Iran's Reza Shah that the name Abadan, meaning "well-developed," was adopted ideologically as a Persian substitute for the historical Arabic place name 'Abbadan.