place-name

placename

[pleys-neym]
noun
the name given to or held by a geographical location, as a town, city, village, etc.
Also, place-name, place name.


Origin:
1865–70; place + name

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To place-name
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: place-men
Next Definition: place-of
Words Near: place-name
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for place-name
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing place-name
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature