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The new Century dictionary of the English language

based on matter selected from the original Century dictionary and entirely rewritten, with the addition of a great amount of new material, and containing the great mass of words and phrases in ordinary use. 12,000 quotations. 4,000 pictorial illustrations

by Hulbert G. Emery

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Published by Collier in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries,
  • English language

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdited by H.G. Emery and K.G. Brewster; with supplements of synonyms and antonyms, foreign words and phrases, biographical names, geographical names, etc. ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1625 .C4 1936
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24870293M
    LC Control Number36008285
    OCLC/WorldCa647390

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