By Adrian Room
This new kind of geographical dictionary lists previous and current exchange names of greater than 7,000 areas. It focuses really on placenames with respectable or semiofficial prestige instead of nicknames or colloquial abbreviations. trade placenames are very important for historic and geographical purposes, and even supposing they predominate in international locations that experience passed through wars and invasions, such exchange names can both good outcome from political or administrative alterations. as well as the real facts regarding each one access, the dictionary additionally reviews on names and their origins the place applicable. Appendices specialize in placenames in non-English languages and on areas that have been renamed in fictional works.
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1935 Siponzh Bartenstein see Bartoszyce Bártfa see Bardejov Bartfeld see Bardejov Bartholomew Island see Malo Bartolo see Betanzos Bartoszyce (town, northeastern Poland) : to 1945 German Bartenstein Barvas (village, Western Isles, northwestern Scotland) : Gaelic Barabhas Bärwalde see Barwice Barwice (town, northwestern Poland) : to 1945 German Bärwalde Baryshnikovo see 1Krasnogorskoye Basarabeasca (town, southern Moldova) : (Russian Bessarabka); formerly Russian Romanovka Basargechar see Vardenis Basel (city, northern Switzerland) : conventional English Basle; French Bâle; Italian Basilea; Roman Basilea; earlier Roman Robur (English generally uses the German form of the name, although older French Basle was long current and the spelling Basil also existed.
A third Borve in Harris has the Gaelic name Na Buirgh. ) Braniewo (town, northeastern Poland) : to 1945 German Braunsberg Branodunum see Brancaster Branogenium see Leintwardine Braüsk (town, northeastern Poland) : 1807–1915, 1939–1941 Russian Bryansk Brantovka see 5Oktyabr’sky Brashear City see Morgan City Brasil see Brazil Braslav see Braslaw Braslaw (town, northern Belarus) : (Russian Braslav); 1919–1939 Polish Brasùaw Brasùaw see Braslaw Bra£ov (city, central Romania) : 1950–1960 Stalin or Ora£ul Stalin; 1867–1918 Hungarian Brassó, to 1867 German Kronstadt (The German name should not lead to confusion with the Russian town of Kronshtadt.
Brassó see Bra£ov Brasstown Bald (mountain, Georgia, southeastern United States) : formerly Mt. ) Bregenz (town, western Austria) : Roman Brigantium Breisach (town, southwestern Germany) : Roman Mons Brisiacus; earlier Roman Brisiacum Breitenstein see 2Ul’yanovo Breizh see Brittany Brejo da Madre de Deus (city, northeastern Brazil) : 1939–1948 Madre de Deus Brelsford see Coffs Harbour Bremenhaven see Bremerhaven Bremenium see 2Rochester Bremerhaven (city, northern Germany) : English formerly often Bremenhaven; 1939–1947 Wesermünde (Founded in 1827, the city was absorbed in 1939 by Wesermünde, itself formed in 1924 from the merger of two other towns.