gazetteer

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noun gaz·et·teer \ˌga-zə-ˈtir\

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

1611

First Known Use of gazetteer

1611


GAZETTEER Defined for English Language Learners

gazetteer

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noun gaz·et·teer \ˌga-zə-ˈtir\

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

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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