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bulletEnglish Language Dictionaries (top)
bulletAcronym Finder
bulletThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
bulletGrandiloquent Dictionary new2.gif (284 bytes) "the most obscure and rare words in the English language"
bulletRandom House Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
bulletMicrosoft Encarta World English Dictionary
bulletMerriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesaurus
bulletWordsmyth - the educational dictionary thesaurus new2.gif (284 bytes) exact, broad, and spelled like lookup - great for word lovers
bulletOxford English Dictionary $550/year subscription
bulletOther Dictionaries and Glossaries (top)
bulletAlternative Dictionaries
bulletThe Alternative Dictionaries new2.gif (284 bytes) international slang - an internet collaborative project
bulletHeenan's Universal Dictionary
bulletOver 1,700 Glossary Links
bulletAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology  "Search from over 130,000 terms defined in 130 fields of science."
bulletAcronyms and Abbreviations
bulletAdvanced Public Speaking Institute - Glossary  glossary
bulletAlarice Media's Educational Shareware Site   "great links
for your reading / literacy needs!"
bulletThe American's Guide to Speaking British
bulletAmerican Slanguages (Foreign Too)
bulletARTFL Project - French-English Dictionary
bulletA Web of On-Line Dictionaries Great Books Online highly recommended
bulletBibliomania reference section   language reference books, including dictionaries, books of quotations, synonyms, thesaurus, and literary sources
bulletThe Book of Cliches
bulletCornerstone's Canadian English Page  dictionaries, jargon, writing resources
bulletDictionary of Management Jargon
bulletDictionaries   English <> ???, thesauruses, etc
bulletDictionaries, Thesauri, & Glossaries 
bulletGlossaries of Genome / Human Genetics Terms
bulletThe Glossarist  "a searchable directory of glossaries and topical dictionaries"
bulletGlossary of Phonics Terms new2.gif (284 bytes)
bulletGlossary of Military Terms & Slang from the Vietnam War new2.gif (284 bytes)
bulletGlossary of Rhetorical Terms with Examples new2.gif (284 bytes)
bulletHutchinson Dictionary of Difficult Words 
bulletHutchinson Dictionary of Animals
bulletHutchinson Dictionary of Plants
bulletHutchinson Dictionary of English Usage
bulletThe Idiom Connection new2.gif (284 bytes)
bulletInternational Marine Signal Flags
bulletITU's International Phonetic Alphabet and Figure Code
bulletJargon Watch  from Wired Magazine
bulletLanguage Links - Cecilia Falk new2.gif (284 bytes)
bulletLatin Word List new2.gif (284 bytes)
bulletLexicate - online dictionary list new2.gif (284 bytes) 176+ dictionaries "currently has links to over 800 translation dictionaries and glossaries"
bulletLeximagne - l'empereur des pages dico new2.gif (284 bytes) exhaustive collection of nearly 800 electronic French dictionaries, glossaries and wordlists
bulletNautical/Sailing Glossaries
bulletNumbers from 1 to 10 in Over 4500 Languages new2.gif (284 bytes)
bulletOneLook Dictionaries Search 229 dictionaries, all languages
bulletA Philosophical Glossary for Beginners
bulletPhonetic Codes and Alphabets
bulletPhonetic Alphabets (Alpha, Bravo, Charlie, ..)
bulletPhonetic alphabets (Alpha Bravo Charlie Delta) (
bulletMorse Code and Phonetic Alphabets  Morse Code Translator
bulletBrian Kelk's Page  Phonetic alphabets, wordlists
bulletTen Codes 10-4 and a whole lot more
bulletPhonological Atlas of North America
bulletPlumb Design Visual Thesaurus
bulletResearch-It! English and foreign dictionaries
bulletRichard Smith's Compendioum of Britishisms
bulletRichmond (British Columbia) Public Library - Dictionaries & Encyclopedias subject specific, glossaries
bulletRoget's Thesaurus
bulletSay Hello to the World   "Hello" in dozens of languages plus great links for the learning the language, the culture,  chosen
bulletStaffing Industry Glossary of Terms
bulletStrange & Usual Dictionaries new2.gif (284 bytes) Resources for SCRABBLE® games, bar bets, and other trivial pursuits
bulletTerminology Collection  many languages!
bulletWord Play  great links on many "word" topics
bulletThe World Wide Acronym and Abbreviation Server
bulletThe Wordwizard - Portal for lovers of the English language    "Your first port of call for anything concerning words and the English language"
bulletwordbot << >> n.    a robot assistant for looking up translations, definitions, synonyms, antonyms, references, etc. of words appearing in a document.
bulletWordNet - a Lexical Database for English
bulletXrefer  Free access to over 300,000 entries - facts, words, concepts, people & quotations covering art, music, history, business, law, literature, health, science and more
bulletYahoo's Linguistics and Human Languages    "provides the most comprehensive and authoritative portal for language & language-related products and services on the web with more than 1800 dictionaries with more than 250 languages"
bulletWord Safari - Megalist of Word Links  dictionaries, thesauri, grammar, spelling, etymology

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