toponym

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Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from toponymy. The word derives from the Greek words τόπος (place) and όνομα(name)which both derive from ancient Greek. The two words synthesize a complex word which is still on use in modern Greek: the word τοπονύμιο. >toponym

Noun[edit]

toponym (plural toponyms)

  1. A placename.
  2. A word derived from the name of a place.

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