Difference between revisions of "Wikitravel:Abbreviations"
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In the body text of articles, the first occurrence of a term to be abbreviated should be spelt out in full with the abbreviation to be used in the rest of the article following immediately afterwards in parentheses. An exception to this rule are those abbreviations and formats listed at Wikitravel:Currency, Wikitravel:Time and date formats and Wikitravel:Measurements
To indicate approximately, use the un-italicized abbreviation "c. " (followed by a space) rather than circa, ca., or approx.
Using abbreviations is encouraged in listings.
Note: The abbreviations below are emboldened for clarity of exposition but, of course, we don't use bold face for abbreviations in Wikitravel articles just because it's an abbreviation!
Dates and times
Numbered highways in the US may be abbreviated as follows: