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Words used in the names of places - synonyms or related words

Atoll

noun

used in the names of places

bluff

noun

a steep cliff by the ocean or by a river. This word is often used in the names of places.

cape

noun

a large area of land that continues farther out into the sea than the land it is part of. This word is often used in the names of places.

Ft.

abbreviation

Fort: used in the names of places

M.

abbreviation

mountain

mount

noun

a mountain: used in names

Mt.

abbreviation

Mount or Mountain: used in the names of mountains

olde

adjective

another way of writing “old,” sometimes used in the names of places to make them seem traditional

pk.

abbreviation

peak

Pt.

abbreviation

Port: used in the names of places

nanodegree

a course of study which is much shorter than a university course and focuses on the skills you need for a job, especially computer-related skills

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dolt

a stupid person

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hypocaust

an ancient Roman system of underfloor heating, used to heat houses with hot air; from the Latin 'hypocaustum'

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