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The Oxford English reference dictionary

The Oxford English reference dictionary

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Judy Pearsall and Bill Trumble.
ContributionsPearsall, Judy., Trumble, Bill.
The Physical Object
Pagination1782p. :
Number of Pages1782
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17406154M
ISBN 100198613083

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