DK Oxford Illustrated American Dictionary

DK Oxford Illustrated American Dictionary

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Baker & Taylor
A dictionary featuring the latest additions to American English and 4,500 illustrations of technical, scientific, and specialized subjects also offers information on usage, spelling, and pronunciation.

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This family reference combines words and pictures to provide about 180,000 concise definitions that cover general and specialized vocabulary. The 600 illustrated feature panels give information on a wide range of topics such as technology, natural history, art and music, U.S. states, symbols, measurements, and more. A reference section contains maps, miscellaneous information, and a grammar and style guide. However, the entries lack the etymology of the words. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Filled with the latest additions to the American-English language, this brightly illustrated reference features information on usage, spelling, and pronunciations; 4,500 detailed illustrations illuminating technical, scientific, and specialized subjects; a guide to pronunciation; easy-to-use thumb tabs; and up-to-date coverage of American English.

Publisher: New York : Dorling Kindersley, 2000
ISBN: 9780789463678
Characteristics: 1008 p. : col. ill., maps ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: DK Publishing, Inc


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