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Best American English dictionary?

I recommend Oxford's New American Dictionary because it is very comprehensive and has very good phonetic symbols (it actually shows flapped t's too.) Otherwise I'd go for eith (MORE)

What does scot means in English dictionary?

The Oxford English Dictionary defines Scot as: noun 1 a person from Scotland. 2 a member of a Gaelic people that migrated from Ireland to Scotland around the late 5th century. (MORE)

Where can you find a Hindi-English dictionary?

I have never seen one, but I would advise looking in a travel agency? Or, more practialy and conveniently, buying one online on websites such as E-bay or Also, y (MORE)

What is English literature?

English Literature means the writings of the English-speaking peoples. A few examples of English writers of the past are Edgar Allen Poe, Robert Burns, James Joyce, Joseph C (MORE)

What is the longest word in the English dictionary?

The longest word currently listed in the Oxford English Dictionary (OED) is Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolcanoconiosis with 45 letters. "Pneumonoultramicroscopicsilicovolca (MORE)

How did pekingese come into the English dictionary?

The term "Pekingese" comes from "Peking," which is the name of a place in China. Just as with "Chinese," "Vietnamese," or "Japanese," the suffix "ese" was added to the end to (MORE)

How did the Johnson's dictionary impact British literature?

  For a start, we all began to know what each other was writing about: people in Glasgow could now understand what people in Manchester, for example, were takking about, u (MORE)