The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
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The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / 2014 / Hardcover

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Define unfamiliar words with ease when using this convenient, compact-sized "American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus." More than 70,000 entries are included in the dictionary, including new words such as gyoza, livermorium, yellow card, and more. The thesaurus contains 20,000 headwords and 150,000 synonyms. Each page displays full dictionary entries on the white top half of the page and full thesaurus entries on the gray bottom half of the page. 847 pages, hardcover.

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Title: The American Heritage Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus
Format: Hardcover
Number of Pages: 864
Vendor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication Date: 2014
Dimensions: 1.58 X 6.35 (inches)
Weight: 2 pounds 5 ounces
ISBN: 0544176189
ISBN-13: 9780544176188
Stock No: WW176180

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Combining a dictionary and a thesaurus in a single volume, this book offers readers a convenient way to examine dictionary entries and research corresponding synonyms at the same time. The split-page design displays full dictionary entries on the upper portion of each page and full thesaurus entries on the bottom portion, which makes finding and understanding the right word easier than ever. The thesaurus section of the page is screened to highlight the dual nature of the book, providing quick access to the synonyms that relate to the dictionary entries above. The dictionary contains 70,000 entries, and the thesaurus contains 150,000 synonyms that are alphabetically arranged on each page to correlate with the dictionary entries on the same page. With its unique format and user-friendly features, The American Heritage® Desk Dictionary and Thesaurus is a convenient and invaluable resource on words. 
 

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The Editors of the American Heritage Dicitonaries are a team of professional lexicographers with advanced degrees in various scholarly fields. The editors familiarize themselves with the vocabulary in specific subject areas, collect materials on new developments and usage, and work with expert consultants to ensure that the content of our publications is as accurate and as up-to-date as possible.

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