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Canadian Studies

Selected Dictionaries & Encyclopedias

REF FC23.C36 1999 (shelved at REF AE25.G63)
 
 
Canadian Oxford Dictionary (Oxford Reference Online)
REF PE3235.C36 2004
 
Canadian Oxford Paperback Thesaurus
REF PE3233.C35 2003
 
Guide to Canadian English Usage
PE3235 .F44 2011 (Education Reference)
 
Dictionary of Canadian Place Names
REF FC36 .R38 1997
 
Dictionary of Canadian Quotations
REF PN6081 .D528 1991
 
Dictionnaire des canadianismes
REF PC3637.D815 1999
 
Dictionnaire du français canadien
REF PC3643.R63 1990
 
Encyclopedia Canadiana
REF F5010.E5 1972
 
Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples
REF FC104.E56 1999
 
Encyclopédie du Canada
REF FC23.C3614 2000
 
Gage Canadian Dictionary
REF PE3235.G3 1997

Overview

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Dictionaries provide short definitions (a sentence or two, or a short paragraph) of terms or a brief overview of an subject, etc.

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