gazetteer

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Etymology 1[edit]

gazette +‎ -eer, from French gazetier ‎(newspaperman)

Noun[edit]

gazetteer ‎(plural gazetteers)

  1. journalist
  2. publicist
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Etymology 2[edit]

From The gazetteer's: or newsman's interpreter, a geographical index edited by Laurence Echard, 1st ed. published 1693. In 1704, in the second volume Echard referred to the work as Gazetteer.

Noun[edit]

gazetteer ‎(plural gazetteers)

  1. A geographic dictionary or encyclopedia, sometimes found as an index to an atlas.
  2. A newspaper.
  3. (obsolete) An alphabetical descriptive list of anything.
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