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gazetteer

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noun gaz·et·teer \ˌga-zə-ˈtir\

Simple Definition of gazetteer

  • : a book or list that is arranged in alphabetical order and gives information about places

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gazetteer

  1. 1 archaic :  journalist, publicist

  2. 2 [The Gazetteer's: or, Newsman's Interpreter, a geographical index edited by Laurence Echard] :  a geographical dictionary; also :  a book in which a subject is treated especially in regard to geographic distribution and regional specialization


GAZETTEER Defined for Kids

gazetteer

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noun gaz·et·teer \ˌga-zə-ˈtir\

Definition of gazetteer for Students

  1. :  a geographical dictionary





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