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Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

Bartleby.com: Great Books Online
A growing collection of full text reference works including dictionaries, encyclopedias, gazetteers, and style manuals in addition to works of poetry, folk and fairy tales, essays, and classic fiction.
CultureGrams
Search for information about the history, daily life, and customs of world cultures. Each report includes cultural and geographical information, history, maps, flags, fun facts, and audio files. A library card is needed to use this resource from home.
Encyclopedia.com
Encyclopedia.com has more than 100 trusted sources, including encyclopedias, dictionaries, and thesauruses with facts, definitions, biographies, synonyms, pronunciation keys, word origins, and abbreviations.
Fact Monster Dictionary
Definitions of thousands of words and games and links for word lovers.
Fact Monster Encyclopedia
Access articles from the Columbia Encyclopedia.
Free Dictionary
Online dictionary containing over 260,000 entries, the main source being American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language.
Merriam-Webster World Central
Look up words in the student dictionary, build your own dictionary, read about the daily buzzword, and play games.
Worldbook Kids
Search for articles, pictures, maps, and definitions. Hands-on actitivies, puzzles, and exercises for elementary school students and teachers are also available. You'll need a library card to use Worldbook Kids from home.
Your Dictionary
Provides an easy-to-use search engine for words and the results are quite detailed. Also offers 400 different language dictionaries.
 
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