From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gazetteer \Gaz`et*teer"\, n. [Cf. F. gazetier.]
   1. A writer of news, or an officer appointed to publish news
      by authority. --Johnson.
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   2. A newspaper; a gazette. [Obs.] --Burke.
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   3. A geographical dictionary; a book giving the names and
      descriptions, etc., of many places.
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   4. An alphabetical descriptive list of anything.
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