California Place Names: The Origin and Etymology of Current Geographical Names

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University of California Press, 1969 - Names, Geographical - 416 pages
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A superb feat of lexicography, and beautifully produced as well -- one of the few expensive books I haven't been able to resist buying at full price when I saw it in a bookstore (the excellent Chaucer's, in Santa Barbara). Incidentally, Gudde is pronounced "Goody." Read full review

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