Definition of gazetteer
Recent Examples of gazetteer from the Web
Due to mismeasurements, many atlases and gazetteers listed Rainier as the nation's highest point well into the 20th century.
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First Known Use of gazetteer
GAZETTEER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gazetteer for English Language Learners
: a book or list that is arranged in alphabetical order and gives information about places
GAZETTEER Defined for Kids
Definition of gazetteer for Students
: a geographical dictionary
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