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In geography, cartography, linguistics and grammar, a toponym is a place name, a geographical name, a proper name of locality, region, or some other part of Earth's surface or its natural or artificial feature. See also the list of toponyms.

In anatomy, toponym is a name of a region of the body, as distinguished from the name of an organ.

In biology, a toponym is a binomial name of a plant.

(Greek: τοπωνυμιος, toponymios| τοπος, topos, a place, locality + ονυμα, onyma, name, title).

Toponymy is the taxonomic study of place names.



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