toponym

noun

top·​o·​nym ˈtä-pə-ˌnim How to pronounce toponym (audio)
ˈtō-

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary, back-formation from toponymy

First Known Use

1899, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of toponym was in 1899

Dictionary Entries Near toponym

Cite this Entry

“Toponym.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/toponym. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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