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Onomasts have generally notgiven the link hyphen the critical attention it deserves. This essay considers such hyphens as they have occurred and continue to appear in toponyms, personal names, and other kinds of names and naming processes throughout the world;, particularly in English. It also suggests some potentially rich avenues of investigation into various historical, linguistic, sociocultural, psychopolitical, geographical, and legal aspects of the onomastic hyphen.
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