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EtymologyEdit

Back-formation from toponymy.

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toponym (plural toponyms)

  1. A placename.
    Synonyms: placename, nomen loci
  2. A word derived from the name of a place.
    Coordinate term: eponym
    ‘Tangerine’ is a toponym of Tangier.
  3. (anatomy) The technical designation of any region of an animal.

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