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place name

Translation of place name in Spanish:

noun

  • nombre (masculine) geográfico
    Example sentences
    • Serbo-Croat cheese names frequently use a place name and sir, as in Mjesinski sir, a cheese made from ewe's milk and usually cured for a year in a sack or sheepskin bag.
    • Miami-Illinois bands probably knew about the land at the southwest end of Lake Michigan and could have had this name in their place name repertoire before then, but there is no way for us to know that.
    • It produces a detailed map - provided by Bartholomew or the Ordnance Survey - in response to prompts such as street name, place name, telephone code, postcode, or OS grid reference.

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    comarca

    In Spain, a geographical, social, and culturally homogeneous region, with a clear natural or administrative demarcation is called a comarca. Comarcas are normally smaller than regiones. They are often famous for some reason, for example Ampurdán (Catalonia) for its wines, or La Mancha (Castile) for its cheeses.