Definition of toponymy
: the place-names of a region or language or especially the etymological study of them
toponymistplay \-mist\ noun
Origin and Etymology of toponymy
International Scientific Vocabulary, from top- + Greek onyma, onoma name — more at name
First Known Use: 1876
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