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English definition of “gazetteer”


noun [C]
a book or part of a book that contains a list of places and usually information about them: The Omni Gazetteer is a national gazetteer of the United States that is as comprehensive as possible.
(Definition of gazetteer from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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