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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He is described by the narrator as a "five-foot-eleven grizzled man with thin legs" (1), and his name, Dubin, typically refers back to the urban toponomy in Poland from whence his ancestral roots sprung: on the other hand, his best friend, Floras husband, is called Greenfeld--the Jewish version of a pastoral surname.
--2003a, Latvian Toponomy of Finno-Ugric Origin: about the History of the Research.--The Baltic World as a Multicultural Space.
He bases most of his arguments on toponomy rather than cartography.
Argentina's political map, with the toponomy of the provinces, was included to aid in the identification of the classified areas with different grades of agroclimatic fitness (Figure 1).