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Dictionary of English Place-names

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Dictionary of English Place-names

What is it? Searchable database of information found in the Dictionary of English place-names. This resource gives the meaning and origin of place names in the British Isles, tracing their development from earliest times to the present day. It contains over 14,000 entries.

Why use it? Use to find origins of place-names in the British Isles.


Access: Available on networked computers on the MSU campus in Bozeman and via the proxy server. Maximum of 5 simultaneous users.


Subjects: English, History

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Last updated: 2015-11-28 13:12:33