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The Facts on File dictionary of foreign words and phrases

Author: Martin H Manser; David Pickering; Alice Grandison; Facts on File, Inc.
Publisher: New York : Facts on File, ©2008.
Series: Facts on File library of language and literature.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Provides pronunciations, origins, and meanings for words and phrases from foreign sources, ranging from everyday terms to words in the news and the specialized languages of cooking, music, the arts, and the law.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin H Manser; David Pickering; Alice Grandison; Facts on File, Inc.
ISBN: 9780816070350 0816070350 9780816070367 0816070369
OCLC Number: 162118824
Description: xvii, 469 pages ; 24 cm.
Series Title: Facts on File library of language and literature.
Other Titles: Dictionary of foreign words and phrases
Responsibility: Martin H. Manser ; associate editors: David H. Pickering, Alice Grandison.

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Clarifies and explains words and phrases spanning a range of fields, from law and music to philosophy and cuisine. This title contains entries that include pronunciations in American English, parts  Read more...

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