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Place names in Alabama

Virginia O. Foscue

Place names in Alabama

by Virginia O. Foscue

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Published by University of Alabama Press in Tuscaloosa .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alabama,
  • Alabama.
    • Subjects:
    • Names, Geographical -- Alabama.,
    • English language -- Alabama -- Etymology -- Names.,
    • Alabama -- History, Local.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 153-168.

      StatementVirginia O. Foscue.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF324 .F67 1989
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 175 p. :
      Number of Pages175
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2525711M
      ISBN 10081730410X
      LC Control Number88000828

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