Definition of identifying:
- discovering (part of speech: verb)
- naming (part of speech: verb)
It is most desirable to restore to such rivers their proper names as early as possible after they have been ascertained, were it only to enable strangers thereby to avail themselves of the intelligence and assistance of the natives, in identifying the country by means of the published maps.- "Journal of an Expedition into the Interior of Tropical Australia In Search of a Route from Sydney to the Gulf of Carpentaria (1848) by Lt. Col. Sir Thomas Livingstone Mitchell Kt. D.C.L. (1792-1855) Surveyor-General of New South Wales", Thomas Mitchell.
- "Stories Of Georgia 1896", Joel Chandler Harris.
- "Dramatic Technique", George Pierce Baker.