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cross-reference

noun

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a notation in a book (such as a dictionary) that tells you where to look for more information
  • The almanac includes cross-references to a map and timeline for each country.

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The first known use of cross-reference was in 1834

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“Cross-reference.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cross-reference. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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