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study in the etymology of the Indian place name Missisquoi

George McAleer

study in the etymology of the Indian place name Missisquoi

by George McAleer

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Published by The Blanchard Press in Worcester, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Abenaki language -- Etymology,
  • Missisquoi (Name)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George McAleer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPM551 .M21
    The Physical Object
    Pagination102, 39 p. :
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23382288M
    LC Control Number06020682
    OCLC/WorldCa11906706

      Dictionary of 50, surnames and their origins published or to place names, such as Leicester, Sutton or Green. “The modern appearance of a name is not always a good guide to its origin. Books shelved as indian-history: India After Gandhi: The History of the World's Largest Democracy by Ramachandra Guha, The Wonder That Was India: A Surve.

    Find the meaning, history and popularity of given names from around the world. Get ideas for baby names or discover your own name's history. The word toponymy is derived from the Greek words tópos (τόπος, 'place') and ónoma (ὄνομα, 'name'). Toponymy itself is a branch of onomastics, the study of names of all kinds. [4] In a more restricted sense, the term toponymy refers to an inventory of toponyms, while the discipline researching such names is referred to as toponomastics.

    In fact, while-describing Indian place names around Missisquoi Bay, the petitioner's claimed. ancestral center, Colby stated: "At its mouth, through most of the 's, there stood a very important Indian village called `Missisiasuk' now disappeared. There the 'people of the great grassy meadows' : Douglas Buchholz. Native American Place Names in Mississippi is the first reference book devoted to a subject of interest to residents and visitors alike. From large rivers and towns to tiny creeks and rural communities, Keith A. Baca identifies the most likely meanings of many names with more than one recorded interpretation/5(5).


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