Associations to the word «Gazetteer»

Wiktionary

GAZETTEER, noun. Journalist
GAZETTEER, noun. Publicist
GAZETTEER, noun. A geographic dictionary or encyclopedia, sometimes found as an index to an atlas.
GAZETTEER, noun. A newspaper.
GAZETTEER, noun. (obsolete) An alphabetical descriptive list of anything.

Dictionary definition

GAZETTEER, noun. A journalist who writes for a gazette.
GAZETTEER, noun. A geographical dictionary (as at the back of an atlas).

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne