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The New Century cyclopedia of names,

Author: Clarence Lewis Barnhart
Publisher: New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1954]
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This is a unique reference work consisting solely of information about proper names having importance in the English-speaking world. English and native spellings, pronunciations, and essential facts are given about more than 100,000 names such as persons, places, events, plays and operas, works of fiction, literary characters, works of art, mythological and legendary persons and places, etc.
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Biography
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
New Century cyclopedia of names.
New York : Appleton-Century-Crofts, [1954]
(OCoLC)580439202
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clarence Lewis Barnhart
OCLC Number: 318426
Description: 3 volumes (xxviii, 4342 pages) 28 cm
Contents: v. 1. A-Emin Pasha --
v. 2. Em'ly-Nakuru --
v. 3. Nala-Zyryanians & appendices.
Responsibility: edited by Clarence L. Barnhart with the assistance of William D. Halsey and a staff of more than 350 consulting scholars, special editors, and other contributors.

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This is a unique reference work consisting solely of information about proper names having importance in the English-speaking world. English and native spellings, pronunciations, and essential facts are given about more than 100,000 names such as persons, places, events, plays and operas, works of fiction, literary characters, works of art, mythological and legendary persons and places, etc.

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