Dictionary of Proper Names

Dictionary of Proper Names

by Adrian Room

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Dictionary of Proper Names by Adrian Room

"Short, easy-to-read, alphabetical entries cite sources and meanings of the proper nouns used to identify places, first and last names, literary characters, music, holidays, modern musical groups, astronomy, sports teams, mythological places and people, etc....An ideal source for quick introductory research or a fun browsing item for students interested in learning about their own names."—SLJ. "...a favorite reference work, useful in libraries, to writers, to crossword puzzle fans. Over 8,000 entries...."—Academic Library Book Review. 640 pages, 6 X 9 1/4.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780304344475
Publisher: Cassell P L C
Publication date: 12/01/1994
Pages: 610
Product dimensions: 6.47(w) x 9.53(h) x 1.58(d)

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