- A geographical index or dictionary.More example sentences
- Travel accounts, gazetteers, and geographies were abundant, but few could claim literary merit or accurate information.
- For coordinates of the tag locations of Asian specimens, and elevations of those locations where possible, we used a variety of maps, atlases, and gazetteers.
- Guidebooks and gazetteers suggest the expanding public knowledge of the temple's history and contents.
early 17th century (in the sense 'journalist'): via French from Italian gazzettiere, from gazzetta (see gazette). The current sense comes from a late 17th-century gazetteer called The Gazetteer's: or, Newsman's Interpreter: Being a Geographical Index.
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