Book: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names

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Title: Oxford Dictionary of British Place Names

Subtitle: The meaning and origin of place-names throughout the British Isles

Author: A. D. Mills
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year: 1991, 1998, 2003
Language: English
Pages: 533
ISBN: 978-0-19-852758-9
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Index of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction
    • Place-Names and their Meanings
    • Scope and Arrangement of the Dictionary
    • The Chronology and Languages of English Place-Names
    • Some Different Place-Name Types and Structures
    • Irish Place-Names
    • Scottish Place-Names
    • Welsh Place-Names
    • The Wider Significance of Place-Names
  • List of Counties and Unitary Authorities
  • Abbreviations
  • Maps
  • Dictionary of British Place-Names
  • Glossary of Some Common Elements in British Place-Names
  • Select Bibliography for Further Reading