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What’s in a Name? The Name Cumorah
|What’s in a Name? The Name Cumorah
|Year of Publication
|Hoskisson, Paul Y.
|Journal of Book of Mormon Studies
|Type of Article
|What's in a Name?
|Cumorah; Etymology; Hill Cumorah; Onomastics
Unlike the case of some place-names in the Book of Mormon, the book does not explain how the land and the hill Cumorah received their designation in the Nephite record. The name Cumorah lends itself to several possible etymological explanations, which Hoskisson discusses in this article.
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