The modern eclectic dictionary of the English language

comprising also a compendium of the historical, biographical, geographical, scientific, religious, and sociological names ... complete summary of human achievement in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries ...
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English language -- Diction
Other titlesEclectic dictionary of the English language.
Statementedited by Robert Hunter, Charles Morris.
GenreDictionaries.
ContributionsMorris, Charles, 1833-1922.
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OCLC/WorldCa4179273

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