It has been reputed that the continent of Atlantis was lost beneath the sea and there are historical references to the lost city of the Incas. Mindful of these occurrences, each of the twenty-five examples below represents what has been left behind when a world city has disappeared from the beginning, end or middle of a word en toto.
Word Ways: Vol. 41
, Article 23.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/wordways/vol41/iss3/23