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Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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Malibu (California/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 11 words.

Named after Umalibo, the name for a labourers' community.

Malibu (California/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 11 words.

Named after Umalibo, the name for a labourers' community.

Malibu (California/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 11 words.

Named after Umalibo, the name for a labourers’ community.

Minskip

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 14 words.

Minescip 1086 (db). OE (ge)mǣnscipe ‘a community, a communal holding’.

Almondbury

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 21 words.

Almaneberie 1086 (db). ‘Stronghold of the whole community’. OScand. *almenn (genitive plural almanna) + OE burh

Hindon

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Hynedon 1268. Probably ‘hill belonging to a religious community’. OE hīwan (genitive plural hīgna) + dūn.

Glasbury

A. D. Mills.

in A Dictionary of British Place Names

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 35 words.

(Clas-ar-Wy) Powys. Clastbyrig 1056, Glesburia 1191, Classebury 1322. ‘Town of the monastic community’. Welsh

Baranello

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 22 words.

Italian (Molise): habitational name from Baranello, a mountain community in Campobasso province.

Shammas

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 34 words.

Arabic: status name in the Christian community from shammās ‘deacon’, ‘sexton’.

Naik

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 43 words.

Indian: Hindu name found in several communities meaning ‘chief’, ‘leader’, from Sanskrit nāyaka.

Prabhu

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 52 words.

Indian (Goa, Karnataka): Hindu name found in several communities, from Sanskrit prabhu ‘lord’.

Brar

Edited by Patrick Hanks.

in Dictionary of American Family Names

January 2003; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 40 words.

Indian (Panjab): Sikh name based on the name of a tribe in the Jat community.

Castile-León (Spain)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 17 words.

Formed as an autonomous community in 1983. See Castile-La Mancha and León.

Galesburg (Illinois/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Named after George Washington Gale, a Presbyterian minister, who selected the site for a college community.

Lompoc (California/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Founded in 1874 as a farming community with a Chumash name meaning ‘Shell Mound’.

Galesburg (Illinois/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Named after George Washington Gale, a Presbyterian minister, who selected the site for a college community.

Lompoc (California/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Founded in 1874 as a farming community with a Chumash name meaning ‘Shell Mound’.

Castile-León (Spain)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 16 words.

Formed as an autonomous community in 1983. See castile-la mancha; león.

Galesburg (Illinois/USA)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Named after George Washington Gale, a Presbyterian minister, who selected the site for a college community.

Castile-León (Spain)

John Everett-Heath.

in The Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names

P ublished online September 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Names Studies. 18 words.

Formed as an autonomous community in 1983. See castile-la mancha; león.