Etymological Geography

Etymological Geography

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1876 edition. Excerpt: ...Silver-hill (named after Solvar, a Norse leader, in the Lake District); Hilton, Hilston (hill town); Woolwich, anc. Hyl-'uiclz (hill town). HJALTI (Scand.), a Viking; e.g. H;'alpansa_y, now Shapansay (the Viking's island); Ifjaltiland, now Shetland (with the same meaning). HINDU (Pers.), water; e.g. the Indus, Inde, Indre, and other river names; Hindostan (the district of the Indus). HIPPO (Phoen.), a walled town; e.g. Hippo, near Carthage; Olaz';5, z$o, now Lisbon; Oreppo, Belippo, Lacippo. HIRSCH (Ger.), the hart; e.g. Hirzenach (the hart's stream); Hersbrock (the hart's marsh); Hirschberg, Lat. Cer1/a-montem (the hart's hill); Hirschfeld, Herschau, Hirschholm, Hirschhorn (the field, meadow, hill, peak of the harts). HISSAR (Turk.), acastle; e.g. Kezil-hissar (red castle); Kara-hissar (black castle); Demir-hissar (iron castle); Eski-hissar (old castle), anc. Laodicea; Guzel-hissar (white castle); Sevri'hissar (cypress castle); Sultan-hissar (the sultan's castle); Kulci-hissar (the castle on the R. Khelki). I-IITHE (A.S.), a haven; e.g. Hythe, in Kent; Greenhithe (the green haven); Lambeth, anc. Lomelzitle (clayey haven); Maidenhead, or Maidenhithe (the maiden's haven); Queenhithe (the queen's haven); Redrifi," or Rotherhithe (the haven of red roses); Stepney, anc. Stebon-lzytlze (Stephen's haven, or timber wharf); Erith, A.S. Ora-lzitlze (shore haven), Kent. HLINC (A.S.), a ridge; e.g. Linch, in Sussex; Rouselinch (Rouse's ridge), Worcester. HO (Chinese), a river; e.g. Euho (precious river); Hoangho (yellow river); Peiho (white river); Yuho (imperial river); Keangho (rapid river). high; e.g. Hohurst and Hohenhart (high wood); Hohenberg (high hill); Homburg (high hill fort); more

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  • English
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