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placename

or place-name, place name

[pleys-neym] /ˈpleɪsˌneɪm/
noun
1.
the name given to or held by a geographical location, as a town, city, village, etc.
Origin of placename
1865-1870
First recorded in 1865-70; place + name
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place name

noun
1.
the name of a geographical location, such as a town or area
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