The American Heritage Dictionary: Fourth Edition (21st Century Reference)

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Over 70,000 entries
Thoroughly revised and updated
1,000 new words and meanings
Over 400 photographs and illustrations
Expert guidance on correct usage

Based on the bestselling American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition

American Heritage dictionaries are widely known as the most innovative and informative dictionaries in today's market. This all-new fourth edition of the best-selling classic continues that tradition with its clear and precise definitions, its expert usage guidance, and its wealth of illustrations. Newly updated to reflect our changing language, this revised edition is the most up-to-date and authoritative dictionary available today.

More than a thousand new entries for such terms as e-tailer, zine, bioreserve, chatroom, red card, domestic partner

More biographical and geographical entries than any other paperback, thoroughly updated for the new millennium

The most lavishly illustrated dictionary on the market -- with over 400 images

Expert usage guidance based on the American Heritage Usage Panel

Regional notes from around the country

Hundreds of synonym lists, fascinating etymologies, and much more

American Heritage Dictionaries. Setting a new standard.


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