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A concise dictionary of American place-names.

George Rippey Stewart

A concise dictionary of American place-names.

by George Rippey Stewart

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York, Oxford .
Written in English


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ContributionsStewart, George R. 1895-1980.
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Open LibraryOL13883081M

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