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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty.

Usage examples (35)
  • A leading cyclopedia concludes a brief article on the Missouri
  • I'm flattered that you decided to do a biography of me and my band in your e-cyclopedia.
  • Before him, indeed, was a very lexicon of air, a dictionary or cyclopedia that would be hard to exhaust.
  • Strategies responding to early modern information overload, such as the cyclopedia, exit from the other side. for more
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