toponomy

Toponomy

To*pon"o*my\, n. [Gr. ? place + ? to distribute.] The designation of position and direction. --B. G. Wilder.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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toponomy

noun
1. the nomenclature of regional anatomy [syn: toponymy
2. the branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language [syn: toponymy
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