16: Indexes

16.91: Indexing names beginning with the definite article

Chapter Contents / Alphabetizing / Names of Places

Aside from a very few cities such as The Hague (unless the Dutch form Den Haag is used; see 16.92) or The Dalles, where The is part of the formal name and thus capitalized, an initial the used informally with place-names is omitted in indexing. See also 8.45.