toponomy


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Noun1.Toponomy - the nomenclature of regional anatomytoponomy - the nomenclature of regional anatomy
nomenclature, terminology, language - a system of words used to name things in a particular discipline; "legal terminology"; "biological nomenclature"; "the language of sociology"
2.Toponomy - the branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a languagetoponomy - the branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language
lexicology - the branch of linguistics that studies the lexical component of language
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Particularly revealing is Nogueira's comment on the political dimension underlying much foreign toponomy in Galician poetry, which shines a light on the political agenda underpinning the work of contemporary Galician women poets.
The deferral of toponomy (or what we may call toponomy), then, figures in our reading as loss, absence, impossibility, and it is central to Petrolio.
The conceptualisation of Guantanamo Bay military prison in terms of a penalogical theme park--what Mahvish Khan aptly terms 'an eerie Neverland' (2008: 60)--can be elaborated by bringing into focus the various 'themed' sections that characterise the toponomy of the prison.