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gazetteer

noun gaz·et·teer \ˌga-zə-ˈtir\

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

Full Definition of GAZETTEER

1
archaic :  journalist, publicist
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

First Known Use of GAZETTEER

1611

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