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The Oxford names companion

The Oxford names companion

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- Great Britain -- Dictionaries,
  • Names, Geographical -- Great Britain -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPatrick Hanks ... [et al.]
    GenreDictionaries.
    ContributionsHanks, Patrick.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 1264 p. ;
    Number of Pages1264
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21661862M
    ISBN 100198605617
    OCLC/WorldCa50525597

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