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A concise dictionary of first names

by Patrick Hanks

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Names, Personal -- Dictionaries,
  • Names, English -- Dictionaries

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesFirst names
    StatementPatrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges.
    SeriesOxford paperback reference
    ContributionsHodges, Flavia.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCS2377 .H35 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 308 p. ;
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL989382M
    ISBN 100198600941
    LC Control Number96027667
    OCLC/WorldCa35243401

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