The Concise American Heritage dictionary.

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Other titlesAmerican Heritage dictionary of the English language.
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LC ClassificationsPE1628 .C65 1980
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 820 p. :
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Open LibraryOL4094982M
ISBN 100395245222
LC Control Number80007796

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