Sterling Publishing Co. makes this dictionary available in the US. Over 8,000 entries contain origins and meanings of place-names from around the world; first names, surnames, and trade names; names of animals, stars, languages, ships, political parties, and criminal organizations; and names from pop music, the Bible, mythology, art, literature, sport, and history. A quick reference, remarkable in its scope. No pronunciation. No indexing or references. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.