Webster's New World college dictionary

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Macmillan, 1997 - Reference - 1588 pages
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The dictionary of choice for the Associated Press and America's leading newspapers, this updated 50th anniversary edition of Webster's New World College Dictionary continues to be outstanding for its page design and easy readability. With comprehensive, consistent, and helpful A-Z organization of all entries -- including abbreviations, foreign words and phrases, and biographical and geographical entries -- it features the clearest, most informative definitions of any college dictionary available today. Highlights include:
-- Over 850 illustrations, with more than 200 photographs added at biographical entries
-- The best coverage of American usage and idioms, including over 11,000 Americanisms
-- Over 100 new entries for this updated edition
-- Extensive back matter with scientific and geographical data and U.S. historical documents
-- Four-color world atlas
-- Useful information on weights and measures, grammatical usage, and geological data

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