A Dictionary of English Place-Names (Oxford Quick Reference)

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This is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of English place-names available in paperback. From Abbas Combe to Zennor, it gives the meaning and origin of over 12,000 place-names, tracing their development from earliest times to the present day. This second edition adds 300 new entries, expands existing ones, and holds a glossary and extensive bibliography.

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A. D. Mills is Emeritus Reader in English, University of London, and Editor of The Place-Names of Dorset (English Place-Name Society). He is a member of the Council of the English Place-Name Society, and the Society for Name Studies in Britain and Ireland.

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"Another volume for every local historian's bookshelf."--Local Historian


"a book which will prove to be an invaluable travelling companion"--Landscape History


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