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Merriam-Webster, Inc

Overview
Works: 297 works in 1,041 publications in 3 languages and 78,144 library holdings
Genres: Dictionaries  Juvenile works  Glossaries, vocabularies, etc  Encyclopedias  Software  Reference works 
Roles: Editor, Publisher, Publishing director
Classifications: PE1628, 423
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Merriam-Webster, Inc
Merriam-Webster's collegiate dictionary by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

75 editions published between 1993 and 2013 in English and Chinese and held by 7,636 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents concise definitions, pronunciations, abbreviations, some illustrations, usage examples, and synonyms with ten thousand new words and meanings
Webster's third new international dictionary of the English language, unabridged by Noah Webster( Book )

103 editions published between 1961 and 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 6,579 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
Webster's ninth new collegiate dictionary by Noah Webster( Book )

39 editions published between 1983 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 5,390 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
Merriam-Webster's Geographical Dictionary by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

21 editions published between 1995 and 2012 in English and held by 4,426 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 2,702 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 new biographical dictionary by Noah Webster( Book )

7 editions published between 1983 and 1988 in English and held by 2,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides concise biographical information for more than 30,000 famous people of the past and present
Webster's new explorer large print dictionary by Inc Merriam-Webster( Book )

55 editions published between 1999 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 2,286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A large print English language dictionary which includes definitions and pronunciations of over 40,000 words
Merriam-Webster's encyclopedia of literature( Book )

3 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 2,127 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 1,503 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 )

12 editions published between 1942 and 1984 in English and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes synonyms that are defined, discriminated, and illustrated with quotations, with antonyms, and analogous contrasting words
Merriam-Webster's Spanish-English dictionary by Merriam-Webster( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2014 in English and Spanish and held by 1,389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers eighty thousand entries highlighting Latin American Spanish, tables of regular and irregular verbs, and sections on geographical names, metric conversions, and sample correspondence
Merriam-Webster's medical desk dictionary by Inc. Staff Merriam-Webster( Book )

15 editions published between 1993 and 2012 in English and held by 1,365 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers concise definitions of medical terms and includes a chapter on the history of medical English
The official Scrabble ® players dictionary by Inc. Staff Merriam-Webster( Book )

19 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 1,356 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 encyclopedia of world religions ; Wendy Doniger, consulting editor( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 1,313 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 )

28 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in English and Chinese and held by 1,254 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
Merriam-Webster's dictionary of English usage by Merriam-Webster( Book )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Chinese and held by 1,185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

6 editions published between 2000 and 2015 in English and held by 1,160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents definitions for over 35,000 entries and includes more than 3,000 full-color illustrations interspersed throughout the text
Webster's new explorer thesaurus by Merriam-Webster( Book )

22 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and held by 1,152 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
Merriam-Webster's elementary dictionary( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 2014 in English and held by 1,117 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 )

8 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 1,116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An easy-to-use, alphabetical guide for creating rhymes. Features 67,000 words with rhyming sounds arranged alphabetically and by number of syllables
 
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Alternative Names

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

Languages
English (478)

Spanish (4)

Chinese (4)

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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 wordsMerriam-Webster's Spanish-English dictionaryMerriam-Webster's medical desk dictionary