Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary

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Merriam-Webster, 1993 - Reference - 1597 pages
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America's best-selling dictionary! An attractive, burgundy leather-look version featuring more than 215,000 clear & precise definitions, 700 illustrations, & up-to-date coverage of words. Special sections include a Handbook of Style. Annotation. America's best-selling dictionary! An attractive burgundy leather-look version featuring more than 215,000 clear and precise definitions, 700 illustrations, and up-to-date coverage of words. Special sections including a Handbook of Style. Prepared by a distinguished staff of scholars who rely on a bank of close to 15 million citations documenting word usage, this invaluable resource is a treasury of essnetial information about English that includes 160,000 entries covering the most widely used words in the English vocabulary. "This remains the same great college-level desk dictionary that so many of us grew up with and continue to depend on".

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Contents

A Dictionary of the English Language
1
Abbreviations and Symbols for Chemical Elements
1379
Foreign Words and Phrases
1390
Geographical Names
1441
A Handbook of Style
1535
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