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America: Is It a Book of Mormon Name?
|Title||America: Is It a Book of Mormon Name?|
|Publication Type||Magazine Article|
|Year of Publication||1920|
|Date Published||December 1920|
|Keywords||America; Mulek (Son of King Zedekiah); Onomastics|
This article attempts to link the name “America” with a cognate form of the name Mulek, a pre-Christian traveler to the western hemisphere. The author rejects the concept that America was named in honor of Amerigo Vespucci, as has been often assumed.
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