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Meaning of GAZETTEER

Pronunciation:  `gazi'teer

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas)

GAZETTEER is a 9 letter word that starts with G.


 See Also: atlas, book of maps, dictionary, lexicon, map collection



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Gaz`et*teer"\, n. [Cf. F. gazetier.]
1. A writer of news, or an officer appointed to publish news
   by authority. --Johnson.

2. A newspaper; a gazette. [Obs.] --Burke.

3. A geographical dictionary; a book giving the names and
   descriptions, etc., of many places.

4. An alphabetical descriptive list of anything.

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