Page dim. 305 x 234 x 13
Series: CORRECTIVE READING DECODING SERIES
Weight: 644 grams
HarperCollins Publishers, Harper Resource, Harper Collins Publishers
The most up-to-date and easy-to-use pocket dictionary available Clear color layout for maximum ease of use KEYWORD feature -- extra help with translating the most essential vocabulary Over 70,000 translations Unique games section that helps readers have fun while learning
The new "Collins Dictionary of the English Language" is comprehensive and authoritative, providing an endlessly browsable "good read" for language lovers. Elegantly packaged with attractive yet durable binding, this is the perfect gift for the dictionary buff or language lover in your life. This dictionary contains all the words and definitions you need every day, plus over 200 essays and special features on a wide range of language topics. With essays on the history of English, the influence of other languages on English, and English as it is used around the world, this reference also touches on the language of historically important writers (including Chaucer and Shakespeare), and grammar controversies.
From Abbott to Zuill, this expansive and helpful resource categorizes the origins of, relationships between, and affiliations of all major traditional Scottish clans and names. Information is provided on which surnames are associated with each clan, as well as the history behind each major clan. A fold-out color map of Scotland showing the homelands of the clans and illustrating significant events in Scottish history is also included.