Examples from the Web for gazetteer
Some of the owners of old manors are mentioned in the Gazetteer; but a few prominent families may be here named.Hertfordshire|Herbert W Tompkins
Of the Kottiyūr festival, the following account is given in the Gazetteer of Malabar.
No end to the industrious wonder of the Gazetteer mind, to the dark difficulties of the Diplomatic.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVII. (of XXI.)|Thomas Carlyle
There is a quaint humour about this description which is refreshing in a Gazetteer.The Pacification of Burma|Sir Charles Haukes Todd Crosthwaite
The ceremonies observed in connection with pregnancy are described as follows in the Gazetteer of Malabar.
British Dictionary definitions for gazetteer
Word Origin and History for gazetteer
1610s, "journalist," from gazette (n.) + -eer. Meaning "geographical dictionary" is from 1704, from Laurence Eachard's 1693 geographical handbook for journalists, "The Gazetteer's, or Newsman's, Interpreter," second edition simply titled "The Gazetteer."