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noun as in book of facts

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You play during an ancient era, and are told to develop the Sinnoh region’s first-ever Pokédex, an encyclopedia logging every type of Pokémon.

Like all encyclopedias, it’s dependent on the existence of high-quality primary sources, including journalism—and my industry, for the most part, is not in great shape, especially at the local level.

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As there are field guides to bird identification, there are plenty of illustrated encyclopedias and online resources to help recognize the different breeds and learn their fascinating histories.

He recalls his mother, who didn’t have a lot of money when he was a child, buying him a set of encyclopedias, which he read voraciously.

From Ozy

Nelson’s volumes consisted of pages of alphabetically ordered entries, like any other modern encyclopedia.

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I had buzzed around the wiki flower for a while, and then pollinated the free-encyclopedia flower.

Wales next tried an idea that reflected his childhood love of the World Book: an online encyclopedia.

I joke that I started as a kid revising the encyclopedia by stickering the one my mother bought.

Reading the Encyclopedia Brittanica while walking the Appalachian Trail!

In Paris, Kis completed his last work, The Encyclopedia of the Dead, a wonderful collection of fablelike stories.

He was not an encyclopedia, but a compact volume of naked logic.

That was after we read about the Cyclopes in the Ulysses story in our encyclopedia.

The encyclopedia mentioned all of them but did not mention Crimson at all.

The statement of the "Encyclopedia Britannica," that Argentina had a hundred million sheep in 1866 is quite incredible.

This list has great possibilities for club study, especially if there is the encyclopedia, so essential for reference.

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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to encyclopedia, such as: almanac, compilation, concordance, cyclopedia, book of knowledge, and reference book.

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