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toponymy

[tuh-pon-uh-mee] /təˈpɒn ə mi/
noun
1.
the study of toponyms.
2.
Anatomy. the nomenclature of the regions of the body.
Origin of toponymy
1875-1880
1875-80; top- + -onomy, on the model of homonymy, synonymy; see -onym, -y3
Related forms
toponymic
[top-uh-nim-ik] /ˌtɒp əˈnɪm ɪk/ (Show IPA),
toponymical, adjective
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  • Yet the Arabs have left almost a deeper mark upon the toponymy of the country.

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British Dictionary definitions for toponymy

toponymy

/təˈpɒnɪmɪ/
noun
1.
the study of place names
2.
(rare) the anatomical nomenclature of bodily regions, as distinguished from that of specific organs or structures
Derived Forms
toponymic (ˌtɒpəˈnɪmɪk), toponymical, adjective
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