Nicknames of Places

Nicknames of Places

Origins and Meanings of the Alternate and Secondary Names, Sobriquets, Titles, Epithets and Slogans for 4600 Places Worldwide

Book - 2006
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"Many places in the world, from the smallest settlement to the largest expanse of land or water, have a secondary name. This new dictionary is devoted to over 4,500 such names. The Dictionary entries are arranged alphabetically by secondary name and include the city's real name, its location, and an explanation of the secondary name"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Co., c2006
ISBN: 9780786466238
Branch Call Number: 910.3 R674n 2006
Characteristics: vii, 357 p. ; 26 cm


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