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gazetteer meaning and definition

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Definition of gazetteer (noun)

  1. a geographical dictionary or directory used in conjunction with a map or atlas, typically containing information concerning the geographical makeup, social statistics and physical features of a country, region, or continent
    • "The gazetteer provided comprehensive information about the geographical features of each country."
    • "For their field trip, the students were asked to use the gazetteer to locate various cities and their population statistics."
    • "An updated gazetteer can be a useful resource for researchers studying environmental changes in a particular region."
  2. a journalist who writes for a gazette
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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