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gazetteernoun [C]

uk   /ˌɡæz.əˈtɪər/  us   /-ˈtɪr/
a ​book or ​part of a ​book that ​contains a ​list of ​names of ​places, usually with some ​extrainformation: the Cambridge Gazetteer of the United States and Canada
(Definition of gazetteer from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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gazetteernoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌɡæzəˈtɪər/
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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