oa East African Geographical Review - Some geographical implications from the study of Ugandan place-names

Volume 1974, Issue 12
  • ISSN : 1937-6812



The study of place-names typonymy is now well-established as a field of interest to linguists historians and geographers, as well as to the informed layman. In England, for example, the English Place Name Society has published or is in the process of publishing separate volumes for every county listing the names of physical features, settlements, fields and woods, and often even individual streets, and suggesting their origins and tracing their historical development.

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