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to·pon·y·my

(tō-pon'i-mē),
Topical or regional nomenclature, as distinguished from organonymy.
[topo- + G. onyma, name]

toponymy

(tə-pŏn′ə-mē)
n. pl. topony·mies
1.
a. The place names of a region or language.
b. The study of such place names.
2. Anatomy Nomenclature with respect to a region of the body rather than to organs or structures.

to·pon′·y·mist (-mĭst) n.

toponymy

(tō-pŏn′ĭ-mē) [″ + onoma, name]
Nomenclature of the regions of the body.
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We reject Bill Richardson's use of toponomy to suggest that 'The Lande of Java' is not Australia.
Its means, its "found" rhetoric, its metaphoric plan, its narrative process, and its demonic technique (consisting above all of the exclusion of toponomy) will be taken up again farther on in the course of this work.)
(19) In 1835 the Galician geographer and mathematician Domingo Fontan (1788-1866) drew up the first modern and geometric map of Galicia, the most important document for Galician toponomy in the nineteenth century.
In Igloolik, a toponomy project in the mid-1980s collected about 350 place names, noting their coordinates, the features they refer to, and a short explanation of their meanings (SINT, 1993).