[ UK /ɡəzɪtˈi‍ə/ ]
  1. a journalist who writes for a gazette
  2. a geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas)
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How To Use gazetteer In A Sentence

  • According to the British District Gazetteer for 1904, ‘with some exceptions these priests are ignorant and quarrelsome, and are by no means popular in the neighbourhood.’
  • This vast atlas is something different: a gazetteer of all that is most inventive, inspiring and humane in the architecture of the past five years.
  • This delightful volume also includes a valuable gazetteer (complete with coordinates) and a passionate conservation section.
  • And eventually we managed to produce a listing, a gazetteer and directory of all the known pipe organs in Australia, and that was actually first completed about 1976.
  • This is the first volume of a gazetteer which is now being published. The Sign of Four
  • For the purposes of the gazetteer Britain is divided into eleven regions; each region is introduced by a map showing the present passenger rail network, together with freight-only or closed lines containing listed buildings.
  • One of the first and most notorious libelles, Le Gazetier cuirassé (The Iron-Plated Gazetteer, 1771), was written by the leading libeler in the colony of expatriates, Charles Théveneau de Morande. Finding a Lost Prince of Bohemia
  • A gazetteer published in 1819 described the museum as: neatly arranged and handsomely filled with several thousand articles, such as paintings, waxwork, natural and artificial curiosities.
  • Travel accounts, gazetteers, and geographies were abundant, but few could claim literary merit or accurate information.
  • Three basic features are needed for resolution of this problem via the Internet: accurate, detailed on-line gazetteers and maps; searchable or downloadable locality databases; and online access to museum catalogs.
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