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Merriam-Webster, Inc

Overview
Works: 372 works in 1,346 publications in 4 languages and 75,450 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Reference works  Gazetteers  Juvenile works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Encyclopedias  Handbooks and manuals  Biographies  Picture dictionaries  Controlled vocabularies 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Publishing director, Other
Classifications: PE1628, 423
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Most widely held works by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

113 editions published between 1993 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 8,183 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents concise definitions, pronunciations, abbreviations, some illustrations, usage examples, and synonyms with ten thousand new words and meanings
Webster's ninth new collegiate dictionary by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

47 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,061 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Thumb indexed." Includes almost 160,000 entries, foreign words and phrases, dated entries, biographical and geographical names, and a handbook of style
Webster's third new international dictionary of the English language, unabridged by Noah Webster( Book )

84 editions published between 1961 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 4,840 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Webster's Third New International Dictionary, Unabridged, is the largest, most comprehensive American dictionary available, containing over 472,000 entries, 14,000 new words in a special Addenda Section, 3,000 illustrations, and 140,000 etymologies describing word origins. Boxed hardcover, buckram binding, thumb-notched
Merriam-Webster's geographical dictionary( Book )

24 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 4,715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers 48,000 entries on countries, states, cities, natural landforms, and bodies of water, with information on history, population, and location
Webster's New geographical dictionary by Noah Webster( Book )

29 editions published between 1972 and 1992 in English and held by 4,616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 47,000 entries and 218 maps provide information on the world's continents, countries, regions, cities, and natural features
Webster's collegiate thesaurus by Noah Webster( Book )

20 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in English and held by 2,113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An alphabetically-arranged reference lists synonyms, related and contrasted words, idiomatic equivalents, and antonyms, and provides a concise definition and usage examples for each main entry. Contains more than 275,000 word choices, examples, and explanations
Merriam-Webster's encyclopedia of literature by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

6 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 1,995 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of authors, titles, characters, literary terms, genres, and more, complemented by illustrations and portraits
The Merriam-Webster dictionary by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

43 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and Chinese and held by 1,494 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Defines more than seventy-five thousand words and phrases and includes biographical and geographical names, foreign phrases, and advice on grammar
Webster's new dictionary of synonyms : a dictionary of discriminated synonyms with antonyms and analogous and contrasted words by Noah Webster( Book )

9 editions published between 1973 and 1993 in English and held by 1,369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes synonyms that are defined, discriminated, and illustrated with quotations, with antonyms, and analogous contrasting words
The official Scrabble ® players dictionary by Inc. Staff Merriam-Webster( Book )

27 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes more than one hundred thousand words that are acceptable for playing Scrabble, with parts of speech, variant forms, and definitions
Merriam-Webster's Spanish-English dictionary by Merriam-Webster( Book )

24 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers eighty thousand entries highlighting Latin American Spanish, tables of regular and irregular verbs, and sections on numbers and common abbreviations
Merriam-Webster's medical desk dictionary by Inc. Staff Merriam-Webster( Book )

25 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers concise definitions of medical terms and includes a chapter on the history of medical English
DK Merriam Webster children's dictionary( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents definitions for over 35,000 entries and includes some 4,000 illustrations interspersed throughout the text
Merriam-Webster's encyclopedia of world religions ; Wendy Doniger, consulting editor( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains 3,500 alphabetically arranged entries that provide information about various aspects of the world's religions; features thirty in-depth discussions of major religions; and includes illustrations and maps
Merriam-Webster's elementary dictionary( Book )

12 editions published between 1994 and 2018 in English and held by 1,119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 36,000 entries with expanded definitions, usage examples, and nearly 1,300 quotes from classic and contemporary children's literature
Merriam-Webster's rhyming dictionary( Book )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,039 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-use, alphabetical guide for creating rhymes. Features 55,000 words with rhyming sounds arranged in numeric order of syllables. Includes cross-references
Webster's word histories( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of stories about where our words have come from and how their meanings have grown
Merriam-Webster's dictionary of English usage by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

20 editions published between 1989 and 1998 in English and Chinese and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the correct use of words that pose special problems of confused or disputed language
Merriam-Webster's dictionary of law( )

13 editions published between 1996 and 2016 in English and held by 968 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

10,000 entries cover vocabulary, etymologies, definitions, concepts, the judicial system, landmark cases, and government agencies
Merriam-Webster's secretarial handbook by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

4 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 876 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory guide to the entire field of general secretarial knowledge, including sample letters and business English
 
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Webster's third new international dictionary of the English language, unabridged
Alternative Names

controlled identityG. & C. Merriam Company

G. & C. Merriam company

Merriam, G. & C., Co., (Publishers : Springfield, Mass.)

Merriam-Webster.

Merriam-Webster American publisher

Merriam-Webster Amerikaanse uitgeverij

Merriam-Webster editorial estadounidense

Merriam-Webster Inc.

Merriam-Webster Incorporated.

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Languages
English (527)

Spanish (5)

Chinese (4)

French (1)

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Webster's third new international dictionary of the English language, unabridgedMerriam-Webster's geographical dictionaryWebster's collegiate thesaurusMerriam-Webster's encyclopedia of literatureThe Merriam-Webster dictionaryWebster's new dictionary of synonyms : a dictionary of discriminated synonyms with antonyms and analogous and contrasted wordsThe official Scrabble ® players dictionaryMerriam-Webster's Spanish-English dictionary