A Concise New Gazetteer of the World

A Concise New Gazetteer of the World

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1824 edition. Excerpt: ...Mo-ra-da-bad', a considerable town of Hindostan, prov. of Delhi, district of Bareily, 50 m. N. W. from the town of Bareily. Mo-ra'-vi-a, a large prov. of the Austrian empire, bounded by Hungary on the E., Austria Proper on the S., and Bohemia on the N. and W. Moray, or Murray, mur'-ray, Province of, formerly comprehended the shires of Nairn, Moray Proper, or Elgin, and a great part of Banffshire: M. Frith, a large inlet of the German ocean, on the E. coast of Scotland, and N. of the co. of Moray. Morayshire Proper, or Elginshire, is the middle district of the ancient prov. of Moray, in Scotland: it is bounded on the N. by the Moray frith, on the E. and S. E. by Banffshire, on the S. W. by Inverness-shire, and on the W. by the counties of Inverness and Nairn, Morbihan, mor-hr.-haung', a dep. in the north-west of France, bounded bv the sea on the S., and by the dep. of the Cotes du Nord on the N.: also a large salt-water basin or bay on the north-west coast of France, from which the dep. takes its name. Mo-re'-a, the ancient Peloponnesus, an extensive peninsula of European Turkey, sit. to the southward of the continent of Greece, with which it is connected by the isthmus of Corinth. Mo-ret'-la, a town in the northeast of Spain, in Valencia, near the borders of Arragon. Mo-re'-na, Si-er'-ra, a well-known mountain chain, extending along great part of the south of Spain and Portugal, and separating the two great valleys which contain the rivers Guadiana and Guadalquiver: it begins near the eastern border of La Mancha, and runs westward, separating that province and Estremadura from Jaen, Cordova, and Seville. More'-ton Hamp'-stead, a town of England, in Devonshire, on the skirts of Dartmoor forest, 14 m. from Exeter. Mo-ret'-ta, a small town in the...show more

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  • Paperback | 150 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 281g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236580303
  • 9781236580306