The Oxford Large Print Dictionary

The Oxford Large Print Dictionary

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Overview

The Oxford Large Print Dictionary has been noted for its unique combination of Oxford's unmatched dictionary resources and a specifically designed large-print format for ease of reading. Now fully updated in this revised edition, The Oxford Large Print Dictionary incorporates the latest changes and additions to the English language, providing a total of 74,000 definitions in over 60,000 entries.
The vitality of our language has been recognized with the inclusion of many new words and phrases, including "love handles," "couch potato," "ozone hole," and "spin-doctor." Included as well are encyclopedic entries on over 4,000 institutions, places, and famous people, including new entries ranging from Bill Clinton, Stephen Hawking, and Madonna to the new nations of Slovakia and the Czech republic. Also detailed are the states, the countries of the world, capital cities, heads of government, constellations, and geographical features such as rivers, mountains, and seas. All told, The Oxford Large Print Dictionary, Second Edition, offers the most comprehensive, authoritative large-print dictionary available today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780198613220
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 01/25/1996
Edition description: Large Print
Pages: 960
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.80(h) x 2.10(d)

About the Author

About the Editors:
Elaine Pollard is a freelance lexicographer. She was formerly a Research Fellow at Birmingham University. Helen Liebeck is Senior Editor in the Dictionary Department of Oxford University Press.

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