Toponymist - definition of toponymist by The Free Dictionary
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n. pl. to·pon·y·mies 1.
a. The place names of a region or language.
b. The study of such place names.
2. Anatomy Nomenclature with respect to a region of the body rather than to organs or structures.
to·pon′·y·mist (-mĭst) n.
a person who studies place names
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Room is a toponymist
and the author of numerous reference books.
But the piecemeal publication, with laudable speed, of the tablets, in volumes of two series and in numerous articles, created problems for the toponymist
and onomastician Room seems to have noticed that for the past few decades, atlas gazetteers have assumed that readers would never have occasion to say the name of a place out loud.