A Dictionary of London Place-Names


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Elephant and Castle, Grim's Ditch, Soho, World's End--the place names of London can be colorful and intriguing. Now, in the new Second Edition of A Dictionary of London Place Names , readers can discover the linguistic and historical origins of these place-names and grasp their significance to English cultural heritage. From Abbey Road to Canary Wharf and Piccadilly to Whipps Cross, this authoritative and absorbing dictionary uncovers the history behind more than 1,700 names of places, streets, stations, and areas of ...

A Dictionary of London Place-Names 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199566785

2nd edition

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