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Webster's American family dictionary

Author: Sol Steinmetz
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed
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This original dictionary is the only reference book of its kind. Over 240,000 up-to-date entries and definitions offer special coverage of words, phrases, and ideas not fully treated in other standard references. It includes American history and civics, charts of American presidents, Supreme court justices, Bible terms, cultural literacy, American folklore, and popular phrases and sayings. Reflecting our common  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dictionaries
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sol Steinmetz
ISBN: 0679458018 9780679458012
OCLC Number: 38266080
Notes: "Includes Bible terms"--Cover.
Description: xxviii, 1124 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Other Titles: American family dictionary
Responsibility: editor in chief, Sol Steinmetz.

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This original dictionary is the only reference book of its kind. Over 240,000 up-to-date entries and definitions offer special coverage of words, phrases, and ideas not fully treated in other standard references. It includes American history and civics, charts of American presidents, Supreme court justices, Bible terms, cultural literacy, American folklore, and popular phrases and sayings. Reflecting our common moral and civic values, this dictionary also includes important documents that define American and Judeo-Christian tradition. Comprehensive and up-to-date, it avoids objectionable vocabulary and features sensitive coverage of controversial ideas.

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