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The newly updated American Heritage® College Dictionary presents the very best that a college dictionary can offer. Bearing the distinctive hallmarks of the American Heritage line, the College Dictionary has an accessible and readable defining style, helpful usage guidance, and an attractive design, with more than 2,500 photographs and drawings that enhance the definitions and invite sustained reading.
Among the new words in this 2004 update are such recently
prominent terms as Amber Alert, blog, proteomics, SARS, and WiFi, along with new biographical entries for such figures as Lance Armstrong, Donald Rumsfeld, Billy Collins, and Serena Williams. In addition, currency entries have been updated to reflect the adoption of the euro by participating members of the European Union.
As the most up-to-date and comprehensive reference resource
on the market today, the feature-packed American Heritage® College
Dictionary, Fourth Edition is a tremendous value.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: English language Dictionaries, Americanisms Dictionaries