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Dictionary of Americanisms on historical principles

Dictionary of Americanisms on historical principles

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Published by University of Chicago Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementedited by Mitford Mathews.
ContributionsMathews, Mitford.
The Physical Object
Pagination2v.,28cm
Number of Pages28
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21520513M


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