Definition of Toponymy

1. Noun. The nomenclature of regional anatomy.

Exact synonyms: Toponomy
Generic synonyms: Language, Nomenclature, Terminology



2. Noun. The branch of lexicology that studies the place names of a region or a language.
Exact synonyms: Toponomy
Generic synonyms: Lexicology

Definition of Toponymy

1. n. A system of toponyms; the use of toponyms.

Definition of Toponymy

1. Noun. lexicological study of place names; a branch of onomastics ¹

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Definition of Toponymy

1. the study of toponyms [n -MIES]

Medical Definition of Toponymy

1. Topical or regional nomenclature, as distinguished from organonymy. Origin: topo-+ G. Onyma, name (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toponymy

toponarcosis
toponia
toponium
toponiums
toponomastic
toponomastics
toponomist
toponomy
toponym
toponymic
toponymical
toponymies
toponymist
toponymists
toponyms
toponymy (current term)
topopathogenesis
topophilia
topophobia
topophotomap
topophylaxis
topos
toposcope
toposes
topotactic
topotecan
topothermesthesiometer
topotype
topotypes
topotypical

Literary usage of Toponymy

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1. Spain by Wentworth Webster (1882)
"Yet the Arabs have left almost a deeper mark upon the toponymy of the country. Look at the map of Spain, and we see, even up to the Pyrenees, ..."

2. New Englander and Yale Review by Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight (1882)
"Moreover, this Iberian toponymy has been transmitted to us by foreigners who knew not a word of the ..."

3. Urban Flotsam: stirring the city by Raoul Bunschoten, Hélène Binet, Takuro Hoshino (2001)
"... as possible for the so-called 'weak' forces operating in the site we chose to look at as large a scale as possible. l toponymy Masque «Aural planning of ..."

4. A Historical and Economic Geography of Ottoman Greece: The Southwestern by Fariba Zarinebaf, John Bennet, Jack L. Davis (2005)
"1700 (north at top). War Archive of the Austrian State Archive, cat. no. B.III.a.124, B, by permission 123. See Kiel 1997, p. 317. THE toponymy OF ..."

5. The Cornhill Magazine by George Smith (1908)
"Hear him, pages 28, 29 : The results of the application of topology and toponymy to historical questions will have a general value; that is to say, ..."

6. Proceedings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (1885)
"The following are examples of the more general and special questions to be considered by such committee : 1. Is it desirable to employ the words toponymy ..."

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