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The American Heritage dictionary of the English language

  • 2084 Pages
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  • 9307 Downloads
  • English

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt , Boston
Dictionaries, English lan
About the Edition

This fifth edition has entries for over 10,000 new words and terms, offers the latest research on word origins and meanings, and provides guidelines on accurate usage.

Classifications
LC ClassificationsPE1628 .A623 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 2084 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25149006M
ISBN 100547041012
ISBN 139780547041018
LC Control Number2011004777
OCLC/WorldCa701330646

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