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The American Heritage® Desk Dictionary
Fourth Edition
by Editors of The American Heritage Dictionaries (Editor)

The American Heritage Desk Dictionary
American Heritage® dictionaries are known for their accessible definitions, informative art, and expert usage guidance. This new edition contains more than 1,000 new entries for such terms as bioreserve, domestic partner, MP3, red card, and 'zine. All biographical and geographical information has been thoroughly revised according to the latest U.S. and world developments. Populations of American states, cities, and towns reflect the most recent 2000 census data.



Key Features:

• More than 70,000 entries, thoroughly revised and updated
• More than 1,000 new words and meanings, from bioreserve and domestic partner to MP3 and 'zine
• Expert guidance on correct English usage
• Synonyms, regional notes, etymologies, and more



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Sample Entry:

MP3 (m'p-thr)
n. 1. An MPEG standard used especially for digitally transmitting music over the Internet.
2. A file containing a song or other audio data that is encoded using this standard: The band released its latest single as an MP3 on the Internet.