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Questions tagged [tag-synonyms]

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Overload of research themed tags

There seems be an amount of rarely used tags: 'research', 'historical-research' and 'research-techniques' which mean approximately the same. There is also a tag titled 'sources' and one 'methodology'. ...
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Make [Great Britain] just plain old [Britain] again

Currently we have two tags: britain (95 Questions tagged) great-britain (15 Questions tagged) Furthermore, britain has a usage excerpt and a summary while great-britain does not. As the two tags ...
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Make Byzantium, Eastern Roman Empire again!

Currently we have two tags: byzantine-empire (52 questions tagged) eastern-roman-empire (3 questions tagged) As we know, Eastern Roman Empire and Byzantine Empire both refer to the same political ...
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Tag synonym suggestion: 'age-of-discovery' and 'age-of-exploration'

To the best of my knowledge, the Age of Discovery and the Age of Exploration refer to the same period of time. Should we make age-of-exploration a tag synonym of age-of-discovery? I am of the opinion ...
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Tag synonym suggestion: 'business' and 'business-history'

Looking through our site's tags, I found business, buisness, and business-history. All of these tags seem to refer to the same thing. I took the liberty of correcting the buisness tag myself, since ...
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Shouldn't we merge the tags for WWI and WW1?

I just finished writing the tag wiki info for the wwi tag, which only had 6 questions associated with it, which seemed odd. Then I saw a question about WWI that wasn't on the list for the tag I had ...
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Can we synonymize the 'soviet-union' and 'soviet' tags?

I noticed that both the soviet-union and soviet tags exist. I propose we synonymize them, keeping the soviet-union tag, in line with the result of Why do we have both "ussr" and "soviet ...
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Tag synonym suggestion: world-war-2 -> ww2

There's a world-war-2 with eight questions that should probably be made a synonym for ww2. I'd suggest it myself but, as is usual for tag synonyms, I don't have the reputation or answer score ...
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What distinction are we making in the 'economics' and 'economy' tags?

I'm looking at two particular tags on this site: economics and economy. Perusing the list of questions for each, I'm not seeing any clear difference between them. Should these two tags be merged?
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What is the difference betwee tags “monarchy” and “kingdom”?

I suggest they would be combined. As I read questions of kingdom they all could be moved to monarchy.
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Ancient Iran/Persia tags

Lately, a particular user, acting in absolute good faith, has been not only adding the "ancient-iran" tag (fine with me) but removing the "persia" tag (which I think damages the usability of the site)....
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Merge [warfare] and [military]

We have two tags, warfare and military. Interestingly, both have already been discussed for merging with other tags in two other meta posts. They both pretty much mean the same thing: how war is ...
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Merge [war] into [warfare]

We have a war tag and a warfare tag, that I think should be merged, in the context of the site they mean exactly the same. I'd prefer warfare to be the master tag, but that's not really important.
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Tag Merge Request: Economy and Economic History

I think that economy is really a subset of economic history. I don't know that economy questions would lose anything by being subsumed by economic history questions. Thoughts?
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Tag merge request: Middle Ages and Medieval

middle-ages and medieval seem like obvious duplicates, to me. This was brought up in #143: Proposed tag merge, but that's become sidetracked by the discussion about the other two tags in that question,...
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usa + united-states tag merge

I manually changed the only two instances of us into usa; it should also be merged with united-sates. I'm not sure which one has to be kept.
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Proposed tag merge: ancient rome & roman empire

what about merging these tags? ancient-rome + roman-empire
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ambiguous tag 'civil-war'

I noted there was a tag civil-war as well as americal-civil-war. Both now have 3 questions, one of which is uses both. The other two are on other wars. It seems that people should be directed to a ...