The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language

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Discover the richness of the English language in ways you never have before, with The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition, available in a book and CD-ROM package.

The all-new, full color Fourth Edition includes:

· over 10,000 new words and senses · 4,000 photographs, illustrations, and maps · full etymologies · a revised Appendix of Indo-European Roots · an all-new Appendix of Semitic Roots · over 450 new and revised Usage Notes · 100 Regional Notes · a new Note feature: Our Living Language

The CD-ROM combines the innovation of the Fourth Edition print dictionary with the ease and accessibility of an electronic format. Features of the CD-ROM include:

· Over 1,000 color photographs, illustrations, and maps from the print edition

· Nearly 70,000 spoken pronunciations

· Definitions and usage information can be obtained instantly by highlighting and right-clicking on words in any Microsoft Office application

· A simple search feature finds the word you want, even if you don't know how to spell it

· Separately searchable indexes of all images and note features

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language will meet all your dictionary needs-whether at work, at school, or at home.

Minimal System Requirements

· PC with Pentium® 200 or higher processor · Windows® 95, Windows® 98, Windows NT®, or Windows® 2000 · 32 megabytes of RAM · Hard disk with at least 20 megabytes of free space · CD-ROM drive (or DVD-ROM drive) · Multimedia system with Microsoft Media Player for sound · SVGA 800 x 600 or higher resolution monitor · Mouse and Keyboard

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2000.
Edition: 4th ed.
ISBN: 9780618082308
Branch Call Number: R/423/AMER
Characteristics: p. 29cm.


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