Toponym

  • (noun): The name by which a geographical place is known.
    Synonyms: place name

Some articles on toponym, toponyms:

Toponymists
... Toponymy is the study of place names (toponyms), their origins, meanings, use and typology ... Toponym is the general term for any place or geographical entity ... Related, more specific types of toponym include hydronym for a body of water and oronym for a mountain or hill ...
Seacourt - Toponym
... Seacourt's toponym is derived from the Old English apparently meaning the homestead of an Anglo Saxon man called Seofeca ...
Lost Toponym
... A lost toponym is a name given to a place, which is no longer known or identifiable ... Willems River is therefore a lost toponym ...
Black Swan Emblems And Popular Culture - Western Australia - Place Names - English Language
... place name "Black Swan" only occurs as a descriptive toponym once the Black Swan Mine in the arid interior of the state near Laverton ... The more generic toponym "Swan", invariably referring to Black Swans, has at least 34 examples in Western Australia, almost entirely in the state's south-west ... There are no "White Swan" toponyms in the state, and the toponymist Reed lists only the Swan River as a "Swan" toponym in the State ...
Toponyms Of Finland - Conventions - Guidelines For Naming New Places
... the task is complicated by the need to use two different languages in the toponyms ... developing area in Finland, are bilingual, the problem of devising good toponyms is not a small task ... Institute for the Languages of Finland has given guidelines for devising new toponyms ...