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Merriam-Webster, Inc

Overview
Works: 294 works in 1,077 publications in 5 languages and 76,470 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Gazetteers  Reference works  Encyclopedias  Handbooks and manuals  Style manuals  Biography‡vDictionaries  Software 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Other, Publishing director
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 )

196 editions published between 1989 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 17,203 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 Noah Webster( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,285 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 )

92 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 5,060 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 )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and held by 2,859 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 )

19 editions published between 1972 and 1989 in English and held by 2,645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

More than 47,000 entries and 218 maps provide basic information on the world's countries, regions, cities, and natural features
Webster's new explorer large print dictionary by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

58 editions published between 1999 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A large print English language dictionary which includes definitions and pronunciations of over 40,000 words
Webster's new biographical dictionary by Noah Webster( Book )

8 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 2,263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides concise biographical information for more than 30,000 famous people of the past and present
Merriam-Webster's encyclopedia of literature by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A dictionary of authors, titles, characters, literary terms, genres, and more, complemented by illustrations and portraits
Webster's collegiate thesaurus by Noah Webster( Book )

8 editions published between 1976 and 1993 in English and held by 1,483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Synonyms, antonyms, related and contrasted words, and idioms
Webster's new dictionary of synonyms : a dictionary of discriminated synonyms with antonyms and analogous and contrasted words by Noah Webster( Book )

7 editions published between 1942 and 1984 in English and held by 1,450 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 Merriam-Webster( Book )

20 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,378 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 Incorpoted( Book )

20 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,367 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 )

19 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers concise definitions of medical terms and includes a chapter on the history of medical English
Merriam-Webster's encyclopedia of world religions ; Wendy Doniger, consulting editor( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,301 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
The Merriam-Webster dictionary by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

32 editions published between 1994 and 2016 in English and Chinese and held by 1,269 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 explorer thesaurus by Merriam-Webster( Book )

23 editions published between 1999 and 2014 in English and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, revised and updated for the new century, includes an authoritative dictionary and a thesaurus which, together, have over 410,000 definitions, synonyms, antonyms, and related and contrasted words; a detailed 48-page full-color world atlas; and much more
Webster's word histories by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

7 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 1,081 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 secretarial handbook by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

3 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 941 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introductory guide to the entire field of general secretarial knowledge, including sample letters and business English
Webster's standard American style manual( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains all of the basic elements of style: punctuation, capitalization, italicization, hyphenation, treatment of numbers & abbreviations, etc
Webster's medical desk dictionary( Book )

5 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 837 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes "The history and etymology of medical English," by John H. Dircks
 
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Webster's third new international dictionary of the English language, unabridged
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controlled identityG. & C. Merriam Company

G. & C. Merriam company

G. & C. Merriam company

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

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

Merriam-Webster.

Merriam-Webster Inc.

Merriam-Webster Incorporated

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Webster's third new international dictionary of the English language, unabridgedMerriam-Webster's geographical dictionaryWebster's new explorer large print dictionaryMerriam-Webster's encyclopedia of literatureWebster's collegiate thesaurusWebster'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