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toponym

[ top-uh-nim ]
/ ˈtɒp ə nɪm /
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noun
a name derived from the name of a place.
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Origin of toponym

First recorded in 1890–95; top- + -onym, or by back formation from toponymy
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British Dictionary definitions for toponym

toponym
/ (ˈtɒpənɪm) /

noun
the name of a place
any name derived from a place name
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