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 Department of Library Public Services
G105.R66 1997, Placenames of the world: origins and meanings of the names for over 5000 natural features, countries, capitals, territories, cities.
QL618.L57 1980, List of common and scientific names of fishes from the United States and Canada.
QL618.J735x 1962, Check list of the fishes and fishlike vertebrates of North and Middle America.
www.wku.edu /library/dlps/rsrchguides/dept/html/shelfl.html   (7020 words)

  
 Annotated Name Book List
Irish place names in both English and Gaelic with the meanings of the names, as well as a lot of general information on Irish place names.
Unfortunately, while some of the names are correct for our period, a lot are not, and her etymologies are frequently incorrect.
A survey of names used in London for about two centuries after the conquest.
www.sca.org /heraldry/laurel/Annotatedname.html   (6746 words)

  
 WQ #7: National Flags
Fifth, make a list of flags, names of the countries, colors that are used in the flag (color names in Spanish, in case if you don’t know the exact name, look them up with an online dictionary (D)), and the meanings.
(1) Make a list of the flags, names of countries, colors that are used in the flags (write color names in Spanish), and the meanings of the colors.
At school, while you were decorating the flags of countries around the world, you started wondering about the meanings of the flags: each county uses different colors, shapes, or designs and gives different meanings for them.
www.outreach.usf.edu /seeds/spanishEnhance/webquests/questhtml/webquest7.html   (558 words)

  
 WQ #7: National Flags
Fifth, make a list of flags, names of the countries, colors that are used in the flag (color names in Spanish, in case if you don’t know the exact name, look them up with an online dictionary (D)), and the meanings.
At school, while you were decorating the flags of countries around the world, you started wondering about the meanings of the flags: each county uses different colors, shapes, or designs and gives different meanings for them.
Now you are not only be able to distinguish the flags of the countries that you want to visit during the project but also understand the meanings embedded in them.
seeds.coedu.usf.edu /spanishEnhance/webquests/questhtml/webquest7.html   (558 words)

  
 ISO-WG1-N074R.html
ISO 3166-2:1998, Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions - Part 2: Country subdivision code.
ISO 3166-3:1999, Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions - Part 3: Code for formerly used names of countries.
ISO 3166-1:1997, Codes for the representation of names of countries and their subdivisions - Part 1: Country codes.
www.oasis-open.org /cover/ISO-WG1-N074R.html   (3649 words)

  
 Indian Baby Names
Indian Baby Names - Contains a list of names with their sanskrit meanings.
Islamic names in Urdu - Browse to the letter of your choice and find a list of names starting with that letter.
Indian Baby Names - Indian names and their meanings, including Hindu, Jain, Muslim and Sikh names.
www.quick2find.com /baby/names/indian.html   (368 words)

  
 Anthro.Net: History
- listings of heads of state and heads of government for all currently existing countries, a handful of international organizations (including the UN), and listings for current and former governors for all 50 states
It also lists tribal names, their meanings and alternate names.
- a discussion list and scholarly network for world history.
home1.gte.net /ericjw1/history.html   (490 words)

  
 Anthro.Net: History
- listings of heads of state and heads of government for all currently existing countries, a handful of international organizations (including the UN), and listings for current and former governors for all 50 states
It also lists tribal names, their meanings and alternate names.
- Searchable link list of history sites from the history department at the University of California at Riverside.
home1.gte.net /ericjw1/history.html   (490 words)

  
 A Virtual Library of Useful URLs - 372-399 Social Sciences
Some 458 female celebrities listed by first and last names, height in ft and cm, date of birth, and age.
Alphabetical Listing of All Tales (Aladdin and His Wonderful Lamp to Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears), Jigsaw Puzzles (Aladdin, Paul Bunyan, Chicken Little, Frog Prince, Jack and the Beanstalk, Snow White, 3 Bears, Ugly Duckling, etc.).
All area codes are listed for United States, Canada, and Carribbean Countries.
www.aresearchguide.com /372-399.html   (6774 words)

  
 A Virtual Library of Useful URLs - 372-399 Social Sciences
Some 458 female celebrities listed by first and last names, height in ft and cm, date of birth, and age.
Long list of birthdays of famous people around the world in all fields.
U.S. Universities and Colleges that offer awards, grants, and scholarhips are listed in alphabetical order.
www.aresearchguide.com /372-399.html   (6203 words)

  
 English Usage Potpourri
A comprehensive list of Saints' names, their meanings, their Feast Days, and tidbits of information about who each Saint is and what was remarkable about their lives.
The methodology of the project is to record and correlate the words listed in a number of small dictionaries.
Nancy Willard, a research associate at the University of Oregon who recently released a report on the issue, said she was "blown away" after discovering some of the filtering software blocks sites containing references to witchcraft, homosexuality and anti-government groups.
www.yaelf.com /potpourri.shtml   (6203 words)

  
 Untitled
As a result he came up with this list that contains meanings of 154 currency names which actually covers more than 250 countries around the world.
He always wondered about the origins and the meanings of the currency names and he decided to make a research.
Hryvnia was the currency unit of the Kievian Rus in the 11th century.
www.ibns.it /money/OriginsCurrencyNames.htm   (6203 words)

  
 Bomis: The Arts/Literature/Children's/Authors/R/Rowling, J.K./Harry Potter Series/Fan Pages Ring
A comprehensive list of the characters, presentation of Hogwarts and Quidditch, a list of some of the publishers and titles of the books in different countries, cast and crew of the movie and a piece of fan fiction.
Includes book and movie news, pictures, encyclopedia of names, actors' profile, interactive games, quizzes, and message board.
A list of foods and drinks and magical creatures in the books, a quiz, introductions to the places in the books, and Quidditch.
www.bomis.com /rings/Nharry_potter_series-fan_pages-arts   (6203 words)

  
 Ankou's Page of Runes
The use of this set among Germans and people in German speaking countries seems to be very widespread.
Names and meanings for List's "reversed runes" are not given on this site.
The contributions to the study and preservation of the runes may be one of the reasons that we know as much about the runes as we do today.
my.execpc.com /~gronitz/futhark/sets/armanen.html   (6203 words)

  
 ESUHSD - Schools - Social Science - Index - Web Resources
There are also hundreds of Tribe names, with meanings and many with alternate names, and various tribes' names of the moons (months).
For your travels, see the list of historic areas by state.
The Western Connecticut State University Department of Social Sciences has put together a large collection of social studies Internet resources, categorized by world area.
www.esuhsd.org /schools/Index/Web_Resources/Social_Science.html   (4518 words)

  
 Surname Meanings
This paper gives some background about how surnames came to be used and the different kinds of surnames.
While doing my family history research I became interested in the surnames (we call them last names) of the people I was reasearching.
The paper also includes some specific examples of surname formation in various countries.
www.lisagenealogy.com /Surmean/surintro.html   (4518 words)

  
 Bomis: The Arts/Literature/Children's/Authors/R/Rowling, J.K./Harry Potter Series/Fan Pages Ring
A comprehensive list of the characters, presentation of Hogwarts and Quidditch, a list of some of the publishers and titles of the books in different countries, cast and crew of the movie and a piece of fan fiction.
Book cover gallery, hidden meanings in names, movie actors, and a sorting hat.
News about books and movie and addresses of the HP-movie actors.
www.bomis.com /rings/Nharry_potter_series-fan_pages-arts   (4518 words)

  
 List of reference tables : Lists
List of British place names and their meanings
List of countries - see also: lists by country
List of size, measurement and conversions topics[?] (these could easily be cross-referenced under other relevant categories as well)
www.city-search.org /li/lists.html   (646 words)

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