British/American language dictionary
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British/American language dictionary

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Published by Passport Books in Lincolnwood, Ill. U.S.A .
Written in English



  • United States,
  • Great Britain


  • English language -- United States -- Dictionaries.,
  • English language -- Great Britain -- Dictionaries.,
  • Americanisms -- Dictionaries.,
  • United States -- Civilization -- Dictionaries.,
  • Great Britain -- Civilization -- Dictionaries.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementNorman Moss.
LC ClassificationsPE2835 .M6 1984
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 174 p. ;
Number of Pages174
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2871717M
ISBN 100844291048
LC Control Number84060225

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