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Published: 19 August 2004

ISBN: 9780195418163

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Canadian Oxford Dictionary

Second Edition

Edited by Katherine Barber

  • Updated with 5,000 new words and senses
  • Features cut thumb tabs
  • Now features preferred word breaks throughout
  • The Canadian Oxford Dictionary sold over 190,000 copies and spent over a year on the Globe and Mail's bestseller list
  • Official dictionary of The Canadian Press
  • Winner of the Canadian Booksellers Association's Libris Awards for Non-fiction book of the Year 1999 and Specialty Book of the Year 1999
  • Over 2,200 uniquely Canadian words and senses, and 500 Canadian regionalisms
  • Over 300 entries pertaining to Canadian Aboriginal peoples and their cultures
  • Entries based on an analysis of 20 million words of Canadian text
  • Extensive encyclopedic coverage, including Canadian place names and biographies of 850 Canadians, 100 new to this edition