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

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“Place-name.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/place-name. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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