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Eilert Ekwall

(1877—1964)


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(1877–1964)

Once the leading figure in the study of †place‐names, his The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place‐Names (1936, 4th edn, 1960) has been superseded by later reinterpretation. His other works include The Place‐Names of Lancashire (1928), Street Names of the City of London (1954), and English River Names (1960).

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