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Date: 1700-1800
Origin: From The Gazetteer's: or, Newsman's Interpreter (1693), a dictionary of place-names by Laurence Echard, from gazetteer 'newspaper writer' (17-19 centuries)

gazetteer

noun
     
Related topics: Newspapers, Publishing
gaz‧et‧teer [countable]
TCN a list of names of places, printed as a dictionary or as a list at the end of a book of maps

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