Example sentences for: place-

How can you use “place-” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This Melrose Place- style soap about aspiring Olympic athletes is deemed the most uncouth of the new teen and twentysomething shows.

  • In any event, this book is well known to all who are familiar with onomastic literature, as, indeed, are other works by George Stewart, American Place-Names and Names on the Globe (reviewed in VERBATIM by W.F.H.

  • A full record of work in this field can be found in bibliographies compiled since 1948 under the names Sealock, Seely, and Powell (the latest edition being Bibliography of Place-Name Literature: United States and Canada, Third Edition , 1982), supplemented periodically in the pages of Names , the quarterly journal of the American Name Society.

  • ¹The first anthology was entitled Pubs, Place-Names and Patronymics: Selected Papers of the Names Institute, edited by E. Wallace McMullen (FDU, 1980. Covers 1962-1979.) and is still in print.

  • Among the scholarly pioneers was George R. Stewart, whose considered reflections are collected in standard works entitled Names on the Land (1945, revised 1958 and 1967) and American Place-Names (1970).

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