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Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible: Digital Collection

Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible: Digital Collection   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
175,985 words
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The Oxford Encyclopedias of the Bible series is a major reference work, consisting of comprehensive essays by scholars from many countries and with a wide ... More
Makers of Contemporary Islam

Makers of Contemporary Islam   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
106,505 words
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In this timely and important work, John Esposito and John Voll explore the development of contemporary Islamic movements and thought through the biographies of nine major activist ... More
Dictionary of American Family Names

Dictionary of American Family Names (2 ed.)   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
3.41 million words
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A Dictionary of Law

A Dictionary of Law (10 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Law
Length:
454,712 words
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‘If legal language is a fog, this is a valuable flashlight’ Times Educational Supplement Over 4,800 entries The bestselling title in the Oxford Quick ... More
Guide to Latin in International Law

Guide to Latin in International Law (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Law
Length:
124,441 words
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As knowledge of Latin continues to diminish, its frequent use in cases, textbooks, treaties, and scholarly works frequently baffles law students, practitioners, and scholars alike. ... More
The Oxford History of Islam

The Oxford History of Islam   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
272,829 words
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The Oxford History of Islam offers the most wide-ranging and authoritative account available of the second largest--and fastest growing--religion in the world. John L. ... More
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World: Digital Collection

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World: Digital Collection   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
1.19 million words
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21
An invaluable resource, The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World offers extensive comparative and systematic analyses of Islamic beliefs, institutions, ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church (4 ed.)   Reference library

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Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
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2.41 million words
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‘a national monument’ David Martin, TLS Over 6,500 entries First published to great acclaim in 1957, The Oxford Dictionary of the ... More
Oxford Encyclopedia of Brazilian History and Culture

Oxford Encyclopedia of Brazilian History and Culture   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
History
Length:
1.21 million words
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115 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of Brazilian History and Culture brings together a variety of specialists from around Latin America, Europe, and the United ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Crisis Analysis   Reference library

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Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
850,160 words
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85 long form essays Contemporary societies are increasingly crisis-prone, and crises have profound implications for the rapidly changing political, economic, and social ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of International Criminology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of International Criminology   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
774,971 words
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72 entries Criminology in the 21st century has gone global. It has increasingly been drawn to thinking and research that addresses criminological matters in international, ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Literary Theory

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Literary Theory   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Literature, Literary theory and cultural studies
Length:
1.85 million words
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Over 175 articles The Oxford Encyclopedia of Literary Theory gives a comprehensive coverage of every aspect of literary theory, both traditional and contemporary. ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Systems

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Systems   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Medicine and health, Science and technology
Length:
656,891 words
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53 articles The Oxford Encyclopedia of Neuroendocrine and Autonomic Systems provides an up-to-date survey of the wide range of scholarship being conducted on these ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Education

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Philosophy of Education   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Philosophy, Social sciences, Education
Length:
921,318 words
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108 entries This edited collection provides a comprehensive, global, invitational, and accessible overview of contemporary issues in the field of philosophy of education. It ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Public Administration

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Public Administration   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
868,122 words
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91 entries Public administration is a sprawling, diverse field that contains elements of political science, economics, law, sociology, ethics, and many other disciplines while ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of School Reform

The Oxford Encyclopedia of School Reform   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
846,302 words
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89 articles The Oxford Encyclopedia of School Reform is a landmark publication that provides a wid-ranging collection of school reform strategies from several ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of Modern Psychology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of Modern Psychology   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Science and technology, Psychology, History
Length:
1.16 million words
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The history of psychology as a scholarly field has grown and diversified since the landmark volumes of E. G. Boring’s A History of Experimental Psychology (1929, 1950). It is now a site of ... More
Oxford Encyclopedia of the Military in Politics

Oxford Encyclopedia of the Military in Politics   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1.24 million words
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over 120 entries This encyclopedia provides the definitive resource for exploring the role that military personnel and organizations have played in politics. Many of the articles ... More
The Islamic World: Past and Present

The Islamic World: Past and Present   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2022
Subject:
Religion
Length:
294,888 words
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Since the events of September 11, 2001, students and people everywhere are filled with questions about Islam. What do Muslims believe? Who is Osama bin Laden? What is a jihad? Even though ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (3 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Archaeology
Length:
378,248 words
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Over 4,500 entries This dictionary is the most wide-ranging and comprehensive of its kind, covering the essential vocabulary for everyday archaeological work in the English ... More
The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature

The Concise Oxford Companion to American Literature (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Literature
Length:
308,875 words
Over 1,500 entries For nearly half a century, James D. Hart's Oxford Companion to American Literature has offered a matchless guided tour through American literary culture, both ... More
Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain

Concise Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
1.07 million words
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Over 43,000 entries ‘“What’s in a name?” Juliet asked as she and Romeo tried to puzzle their way around the troubling problem of their warring families. Well, ... More
The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Mathematics (6 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Science and technology, Mathematics and Computer Science
Length:
265,208 words
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Over 4,000 entries This informative A to Z provides clear, jargon-free definitions of a wide variety of mathematical terms. Its articles cover both pure and applied mathematics ... More
A Dictionary of Contemporary World History

A Dictionary of Contemporary World History (6 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
History, Contemporary History (post 1945)
Length:
1.03 million words
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‘Concise, current information … highly recommended’ – Choice, the magazine of the American Library Association Over 2,800 entries This authoritative dictionary provides ... More
A Dictionary of Nursing

A Dictionary of Nursing (8 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Medicine and health
Length:
365,860 words
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Over 10,000 entries The new edition of this bestselling and trusted dictionary has been fully revised to take account of recent developments in nursing practice and related ... More
The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails

The Oxford Companion to Spirits and Cocktails   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Society and culture, Cookery, Food, and Drink
Length:
555,158 words
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Over 1200 entries Anthropologists and historians have confirmed the central role alcohol has played in nearly every society since the dawn of human civilization, but it is only ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture

The Oxford Dictionary of Architecture (4 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Art & Architecture
Length:
803,269 words
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‘a valuable piece of scholarship, and the definitive reference work on architecture and landscape design’ – Hannah Malone, Architectural History ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names of Ireland

The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names of Ireland   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Names studies
Length:
716,561 words
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Over 3,800 entries This unique dictionary covers the majority of family names that are established and current in Ireland, both in the Republic and in Northern Ireland. It ... More
Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins

Oxford Dictionary of Word Origins (3 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Language reference, History of English
Length:
314,051 words
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Over 3,000 entries Newly updated to incorporate recent additions to the English language, this popular dictionary provides a fascinating exploration of the origins and ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Education
Length:
1.03 million words
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115 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of Curriculum Studies (OECS) addresses the central question of Curriculum Studies as: What is worthwhile? The articles ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
1.08 million words
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100
129 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Administration is a first-of-its-kind transnational survey of the field of educational administration ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
671,144 words
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53
75 entries The Oxford Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology brings together leading scholars from the vast and varied global domain of educational psychology and its allied ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of European Union Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of European Union Politics   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1.54 million words
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More than 140 entries This encyclopedia offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date resource on the European integration process. Under the editorial ... More
Oxford Encyclopedia of Inclusive and Special Education

Oxford Encyclopedia of Inclusive and Special Education   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
848,584 words
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65
91 entries As schools in all countries move toward being more inclusive of all learners, The Oxford Encyclopedia of Inclusive and Special Education provides policy makers, ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics   Reference library

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
942,846 words
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97
94 entries This encyclopedia reviews and interprets a broad array of research on Latin American politics, including topics related to political institutions, processes, and ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy

The Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
1.23 million words
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This encyclopedia reviews and interprets a broad array of social science and humanities research on LGBT people, politics, and public policy around the world. The articles are organized ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Morphology   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Linguistics, Language reference
Length:
1.21 million words
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3011
The field of morphology has gained increasing importance in contemporary linguistics with the realization that it can no longer be narrowly construed as the study of the means by which ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Political Decision Making

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Political Decision Making   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
Length:
940,378 words
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131
Over 90 entries This encyclopedia traces the development and future of research on political decision making through an exploration of its central ... More
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Foreign Relations

The Oxford Encyclopedia of the History of American Foreign Relations   Reference library

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2021
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
1.22 million words
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3
More than 111 scholarly articles The study of US foreign relations is one of the most dynamic fields of American history. The availability of new sources in recent years has ... More
Concise Medical Dictionary

Concise Medical Dictionary (10 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Clinical Medicine
Length:
573,201 words
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167
‘“No home should be without one” certainly applies to this splendid medical dictionary’ – Journal of the Institute of Health Education Over 12,500 entries This ... More
Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names

Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Place Names (6 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
This dictionary explores the history, meanings, and origin of place names around the world. It covers continents, countries, regions, islands, bays, capes, cities, towns, deserts, lakes, ... More
A Dictionary of Chemistry

A Dictionary of Chemistry (8 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Chemistry
Length:
312,067 words
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574
Over 5,000 entries Clear and authoritative, this popular dictionary provides an invaluable guide to every aspect of chemistry and its related fields. Its coverage is broad, ... More
A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering

A Dictionary of Construction, Surveying and Civil Engineering (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Engineering and Technology
Length:
249,694 words
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Over 8,000 entries This is the most up-to-date dictionary of its kind, covering the key areas of construction and civil engineering. This new edition has been fully ... More
A Dictionary of Dentistry

A Dictionary of Dentistry (2 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Medicine and health, Dentistry
Length:
286,087 words
Illustration(s):
247
This dictionary covers thousands of important terms and concepts used in dentistry today. Entries are written in clear and concise English without the use of unnecessary dental or medical ... More
A Dictionary of Ethics

A Dictionary of Ethics   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Philosophy
Length:
12,682 words
This authoritative dictionary contains clear, concise definitions of key terms from ethical theory and touches upon a variety of relevant subfields including metaethics, normative ethics, ... More
A Dictionary of Film Studies

A Dictionary of Film Studies (2 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
342,731 words
Illustration(s):
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Over 550 entries This dictionary covers all aspects of its discipline as it is currently taught at undergraduate level. Offering exhaustive and authoritative coverage, this A-Z ... More
A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences (5 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Earth Sciences and Geography
Length:
467,031 words
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142
‘can really claim to offer comprehensive coverage of the earth sciences’ TES Over 10,000 entries This leading dictionary covers all areas of geoscience, including ... More
A Dictionary of Media and Communication

A Dictionary of Media and Communication (3 ed.)   Quick reference

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Media studies
Length:
274,252 words
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Over 3,600 entries ‘…not only a dictionary of communication and media but also a liberal education that enables users to see interesting relationships between many of the ... More
A Dictionary of Zoology

A Dictionary of Zoology (5 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
Length:
406,952 words
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Over 6,000 entries This best-selling dictionary covers all aspects of zoology, including terms from ecology, animal behaviour, evolution, earth history, zoogeography, genetics, ... More
The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms

The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (4 ed.)   Quick reference

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Language reference
Length:
241,986 words
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Over 10,000 entries What is it to ‘cock a snook’? Where is the land of Nod? Who was first to go the extra mile? Find the answers to these questions (and ... More

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