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Encyclopedias / Dictionaries: General

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Dictionary of American Regional English

Documents words, phrases, and pronunciations that vary across the United States.

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Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia 

Provides over 25,000 encyclopedic entries covering a variety of subject areas.

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The Oxford English Dictionary

The definitive record of English word history and meanings.


Oxford Reference 

Contains Oxford’s dictionaries, companions and encyclopedias.


Sage Reference

Online access to reference books, texts and other materials from Sage.

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