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Title:
Webster's New World college dictionary
Author:
Agnes, Michael.
Edition:
Fourth edition, [updated].
Publication Information:
Cleveland, OH : Wiley Pub., [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
xxviii, 1716 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps (some color) ; 26 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
General Note:
Title on accompanying CD-ROM: Webster's New World dictionary & thesaurus.

Includes index.
Language:
English
Added Author:
ISBN:
9780028631219
Format :
Book

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Summary

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A fourth edition of the dictionary which includes abbreviations, foreign words and phrases, biographical and geographical entries, and over 200 photographs.


Table of Contents

Sidney I. Landau
Dictionary Staffp. vi
Consultants and Contributing Editorsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
Guide to the Dictionaryp. xi
Guide to Pronunciationp. xxii
Dictionaries of Englishp. xxv
Webster's New World College Dictionaryp. 1
World Atlas
Reference Supplement
Rules of Punctuationp. 1672
Nations of the Worldp. 1677
World City Populationsp. 1680
U.S. Statesp. 1682
U.S. Cities by Populationp. 1683
U.S. Metropolitan Core Areas by Populationp. 1684
Canadap. 1684
Cities of Canada by Populationp. 1685
Mexicop. 1685
Geographical Datap. 1686
Continents of the World
Oceans and Seas of the World by Size
Largest Lakes of the World
Longest Rivers of the World
Highest Mountains of the World
Monetary Unitsp. 1688
Currency Symbols
Names for Large Numbers
Roman Numeralsp. 1690
Books of the Biblep. 1690
Calendarsp. 1691
American Sign Language (ASL)p. 1691
Commonly Used Weights and Measuresp. 1692
Periodic Table of Chemical Elementsp. 1694
Alphabetical List of the Chemical Elementsp. 1694
Geologic Time Chartp. 1696
Astronomical Datap. 1698
The Brightest Stars
The 88 Constellations
Planets of the Solar System
Meteorologyp. 1700
Beaufort Scale
Hurricane Damage Potential Scale
Tornado Damage Potential Scale
Richter Scale for the Comparative Magnitude of Earthquakes
Modified Mercalli Scale for Earthquake Destructiveness
Presidents of the United Statesp. 1701
The Declaration of Independencep. 1702
Constitution of the United Statesp. 1703
Amendments to the Constitution of the United Statesp. 1709
Indexp. 1715