Etymology
Advertisement

toponym (n.)

1939, "place name," from Greek topos "place" (see topos) + -onym "name" (from PIE root *no-men- "name"). Toponymy "study of place names" is from 1876. Related: Toponymic; toponymics.

Others are reading

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of toponym

toponym (n.)
the name by which a geographical place is known;
Synonyms: place name
From wordnet.princeton.edu