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Title The Canadian Oxford dictionary / edited by Katherine Barber
Edition Second edition
Published [Oxford] : Oxford University Press, 2004
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Description 1 online resource
Summary The electronic dictionary combines coverage of international English with information on English as it is particularly used in Canada. Definitions are presented so that the meaning most familiar to Canadians appears first and foremost. Each of these entries is exceptionally reliable, the result of thorough research into the language and Oxford's unparalleled language resources. This new edition is completely up to date with 5,000 new words and senses. It features 2,200 uniquely Canadian words and senses, 350 usage notes, 7,000 idiomatic expressions, 5,500 biographical entries, and over 5,600 place names
Notes Title from title screen (viewed Nov. 22, 2005)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Canadianisms -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Dictionaries.
English language -- Canada -- Dictionaries.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Form Electronic book
Author Barber, Katherine, 1959-
Oxford University Press.
ISBN 0191735213 (electronic book)
0195418166 (print)
9780191735219 (electronic book)
9780195418163 (print)