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A Dictionary of Manx Place-Names


A guide to the place-names of the Isle of Man from the earliest times to the twentieth century, by George Broderick.

It is based on many years' research into Manx place-names and combines detailed and authoritative commentary on the names with a unique knowledge of the setting, languages and history which gave rise to them.

It will prove absorbing reading and an important resource for anyone interested in the past of the Island and the origins of its names.

This 234 page book was originally published in 2006 by the English Place-Name Society.