Dictionary of Canadian Place Names

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From Abbey SK to Zurich ON, this unique dictionary includes over 6,200 Canadian place names. Canada's diversity is marked not just by geography; this richness is reflected in names of cities, villages, rivers, lakes, mountains, and parks. And the names reflect a range of languages including Cree, Inuit, French, Gaelic, Spanish, Portuguese, Mi'kmaq, and Basque. Alan Rayburn's witty and highly readable entries reveals the origins of these names--from local history to military events to bizarre geographical features. An ...

Dictionary of Canadian Place Names 2009, Oxford University Press, USA, Toronto, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780195410860

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A Dictionary of Canadian Place Names 2009, Oxford University Press, Canada

ISBN-13: 9780195431537

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Dictionary of Canadian Place Names 2006,

ISBN-13: 9780195414707

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