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This is one of the simplest ways of naming a work of fiction. Like Character Title, where the story is named after the main character in the story, The Place is where the main location is used in the title. The Place need not be where most of the action is set, it is sufficient for it to be important to the plot (or not even that, if the title is sloppy). If we don't know that the title is a place until near the end, then this place is The Namesake.

If it's just the name of the place, like Gotham, it would also go in One-Word Title.

Location Song is a specifically musical sub-trope. Sister trope to Vehicle Title. Compare Time Title for titles based on some period or amount of time.


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  • Ma'at: "Chapter 1: Inbw-hdj", is named for a location, as it says immediately after:
    Sunday, March 18, 2007
    Southbound road from Cairo to Inbw-hdj (Memphis)
  • The Next Frontier, for a given value of 'place'.
  • Old West
  • The Palaververse: Mr Stripes Versus A Cthonic Horror: The first chapter, Bridleway starts at that location:
    Mr Stripes was busy pacing up and down Bridleway
  • Pictopia II: Pictopia is the name of a pocket dimension where forgotten comic strips heroes are dumped in.
  • The first installment of Skyhold Academy Yearbook is simply called Skyhold Academy.

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  • "Africa" by Toto
  • "Albuquerque", "Canadian Idiot" (see below) and "Jurassic Park" by "Weird Al" Yankovic
  • American Idiot, "Boulevard Of Broken Dreams", "Homecoming", and "Jesus of Suburbia" by Green Day
  • American Life, "American Pie", "Don't Cry For Me Argentina", "Hollywood", "I Love New York", and "La Isla Bonita" by Madonna
  • "California Girls" by Katy Perry
  • "Copacabana" by Barry Manilow
  • "Hello Seattle" by Owl City
  • Hotel California by Eagles
  • The albums Illinois and Michigan by Sufjan Stevens, as well as many individual songs, such as "Flint", "Romulus", "Wolverine" note , "For the Widows in Paradise, for the Fatherless in Ypsilanti", "Redford", "Decatur", "The Man of Metropolis Steals Our Hearts", "Jacksonville", "Peoria", "The Predatory Wasp of the Palisades...", "Chicago", "Springfield", "Pittsfield", "Eugene", and many others.
  • "Nobody's Home" by Avril Lavigne
  • Pergamon by Tangerine Dream, named for the Pergamon Museum in Berlin, located across the street from where the original concert that formed the basis of the album was held.


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  • Tales from the Loop: "The Loop" is the common name used by the inhabitants in the Company Town setting to describe the huge particle accelerator which is the core of the lab that puts the "company" in "company town".



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Alternative Title(s): Setting Title


The Owl House

The titular Owl House is Eda and King's home.

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