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-- Extensive back matter with scientific and geographical data and U.S. historical documents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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Excellent Dictionary.

User Review  - patricia s. - Overstock.com

Our old Websters New World Dictionary started falling apart because we used it often. We bought this new version and are pleased it has maintained its quality and still contains a high volume of entries. Read full review

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User Review  - raizel - LibraryThing

List by author in approximately chronological order of famous or interesting quotations. An index of authors at the beginning and a huge index of quotes at the end make it easy to find things. The ... Read full review

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