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Merriam-Webster's elementary dictionary.


More than 36,000 entries with expanded definitions, usage examples, and nearly 1,300 quotes from classic and contemporary children's literature.

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Other Authors: Merriam-Webster, Inc.

ISBN: 9780877796756

Edition: New and expanded ed.

Publisher, Date: Springfield, Mass. : Merriam-Webster, c2009.

Description: 24a, 824 p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 26 cm.

Other Title: Elementary dictionary

Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 822-823).


  • Key to using your dictionary
  • Using your dictionary
  • Greek and Latin roots in English
  • Abbreviations used in this dictionary
  • Pronunciation symbols
  • A dictionary of the English language
  • Signs and symbols
  • A guide for writers
  • Geographical names
  • Map of the United States
  • Map of the world
  • List of books quoted in the dictionary.

LCCN: 2008041753

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