Gaz`et*teer" (?), n. [Cf. F. gazetier.]

1.

A writer of news, or an officer appointed to publish news by authority.

Johnson.

2.

A newspaper; a gazette.

[Obs.]

Burke.

3.

A geographical dictionary; a book giving the names and descriptions, etc., of many places.

4.

An alphabetical descriptive list of anything.

 

© Webster 1913.

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