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The New Words Dictionary

Harold Lemay

The New Words Dictionary

Updated and Revised (The Ballantine Reference Library)

by Harold Lemay

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Published by Ballantine Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dictionaries - General,
  • Reference / General,
  • Dictionaries,
  • English language,
  • New words,
  • Terms and phrases,
  • Words, New,
  • Reference

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMass Market Paperback
    Number of Pages128
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10685301M
    ISBN 100345356969
    ISBN 109780345356963


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