Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition (Cloth Plain Edged)

Hardcover | July 1, 1999

byMichael E. The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionarie

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Ten years of lexicographic research culminates to form the latest edition of the renowned Webster's New World(r) College Dictionary. This fourth edition combines the most up-to-date information about our language and our world to present a completely revised, updated and expanded edition for this age of instant global communication. This authoritative reference now includes 5,000 new entries and the only four-color atlas offered by a dictionary of this size. New words, new Americanisms, andnew biographical and geographical entries are fully integrated into the single alphabetical listing. Thousands of new uses and meanings have been added to many existing entries. The expanded reference section provides easy access to geographical, historical, and other encyclopedic information. Unsurpassed for nearly half a century for its reliability, clarity, and precision, Webster's New World(r) College Dictionary provides the most accurate and current information available anywhere. Millionsof users worldwide value this unique combination of features, found in no other dictionary:* clear, readable definitions that provide instant understanding* thousands of examples of current word usage* more than 160,000 entries and over 800 illustrations, biographical photographs, and maps* page and text redesigned for even greater readability* the official dictionary of the Associated Press

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Ten years of lexicographic research culminates to form the latest edition of the renowned Webster's New World(r) College Dictionary. This fourth edition combines the most up-to-date information about our language and our world to present a completely revised, updated and expanded edition for this age of instant global communication. Th...

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THE MOST USEFUL AND AUTHORITATIVE DICTIONARY YOU CAN OWN–OVER 163,000 ENTRIESSelected by the Associated Press, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and other leading newspapers as their official dictionary of choice.Up-to-Date Entries for Today’s WorldNearly 7,500 new entries bring meaning and understanding to changes in lifest...

The Editors of the Webster's New World Dictionaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content o...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:1744 pages, 9.5 × 7.31 × 2.24 inPublished:July 1, 1999Publisher:Houghton Mifflin HarcourtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0028631196

ISBN - 13:9780028631196

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Table of Contents

Dictionary Staff.

Consultants and Contributing Editors.

Foreword.

Guide to the Dictionary.

Guide to Pronunciation.

Dictionaries of English by Sidney I. Landau.

Webster's New World College Dictionary.

World Atlas.

Rules of Punctuation.

Nations of the World.

World City Populations.

U.S. States.

U.S. Cities by Population.

U.S. Metropolitan Core Areas by Population.

Canada.

Cities of Canada by Population.

Mexico.

Geographical Data.

Monetary Units.

Roman Numerals.

Book of the Bible.

Calendars.

American Sign Language (ASL).

Commonly Used Weights and Measures.

Periodic Table of Chemical Elements.

Geologic Time Chart.

Astronomical Data.

Meteorology.

Presidents of the United States.

The Declaration of Independence.

Constitution of the United States.

Amendments to the Constitution of the United States.

Index.