• IPA: /ˈpleɪsːneɪm/

placename (plural placenames)

  1. The name of a place; a word or phrase which indicates a particular location or region.
    • 2012, Nick Thieberger, The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Fieldwork (page 401)
      With a complex site, different site elements may not be terminologically distinguished, or else a generic term may be optionally added to the placename to distinguish a site element, such as a hill, well, or claypan at the location.
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