place-name

noun
\ ˈplās-ˌnām How to pronounce place-name (audio) \

Definition of place-name

: the name of a geographic locality

First Known Use of place-name

1772, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about place-name

Statistics for place-name

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for place-name

The first known use of place-name was in 1772

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on place-name

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with place-name

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about place-name

Comments on place-name

What made you want to look up place-name? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an enemy or opponent

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name That Thing: Animal Edition

  • alt 5a023732e6f75
  • Name that animal:
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!