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Answers from American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, WordNet, The Free On-line dictionary of Computing, Jargon File, CIA World Factbook, Easton's 1897 bible Dictionary, Hitchcock's bible Names Dictionary, and the U.S. Gazetteer.
Full text academic edition of Encyclopedia Britannica; includes video and audio clips
- Oxford English Dictionary
Landmark historical resource that defines and illustrates through quotations the use of English language words from earliest known occurrence to present
Answers from Roget's New Millennium Thesaurus.
- Bartleby.com Quotations
Includes Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, Columbia World of Quotations, Simpson's Contemporary Quotations, and Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations
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