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Joined: 31/07/2015 03:05:45
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as an example, if i search for "borynya" at, the hits show this location as it apparently is known under several different spellings and/or languages. i have found this to be typical of the reply.

on the other hand, if i search for the same location using the developer api, i only receive 1 name (actually, 1 name for name and 1 name for toponymName). i've tried using different "types" (SHORT,MEDIUM,LONG,FULL), and while a few more fields are returned, i never see all the names which appear in the web form version.

short of downloading the database (where the variations seem to appear), is there a way to see the variations using the api?

thanks in advance
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