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City Names
Dictionaries
The Lexham Bible Dictionary
Toponyms and Toponymy
Toponyms and Toponymy Toponym (from the Greek) means place name, and toponymy is the study of the origin, history, and geography of place names.
The Anchor Yale Bible Dictionary
City Names
CITY NAMES. One major division of city names in the Bible (and other areas of the ancient world as well) is the class of cities which have two or more alternate names. Of this group, there is an important distinction between those whose alternate names mean the same thing and those that have no more