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encyclopedia

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a reference work that contains information about many different subjects or a lot of information about a particular subject
  • The school library's encyclopedia occupied much of the bookshelf.
  • an encyclopedia of literature

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The first known use of encyclopedia was in 1644

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“Encyclopedia.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/encyclopedia. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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