Encyclopædia Britannica
Major reference work

Encyclopedic articles written by Nobel laureates, historians, curators, professors, and other notable experts. Encyclopaedia Britannica includes access to Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, as well as a world atlas, and country facts and statistics.


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Britannica academic, Encyclopedia - Britannica Online Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia Britannica

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Encyclopaedia Britannica Inc

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English - General, English - Medieval Literature, General & Multidisciplinary, Linguistics

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