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1. gazetteer

noun. a geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas).

Synonyms

  • dictionary
  • book of maps
  • map collection
  • atlas

Etymology

  • -eer (English)
  • -ier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • gazette (English)

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2. gazetteer

noun. a journalist who writes for a gazette.

Etymology

  • -eer (English)
  • -ier (Middle French (ca. 1400-1600))
  • gazette (English)

Example sentences of the word gazetteer


1. Noun, singular or mass
A gazetteer is another sort of geographical reference that uses definitions, rather than maps, to describe different regions.

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