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An encyclopedic dictionary typically includes a large number of short listings, arranged alphabetically, and discussing a wide range of topics. [1]

26 relations: Art, Biography, Brockhaus Enzyklopädie, Century Dictionary, Cyclopædia, or an Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Dictionary, Encyclopædia Britannica, Encyclopédie, Encyclopédistes, Encyclopedia, Ephraim Chambers, Etymological dictionary, Etymology, Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle, Henry Scherren, John Harris (writer), Law, Lexicon Technicum, Loughton, Medicine, Philosophy, Pierre Larousse, Reference, Robert Hunter (encyclopædist), Sanas Cormaic, Scottish Enlightenment.

Art is a diverse range of human activities and the products of those activities, usually involving imaginative or technical skill.

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Biographical works are usually non-fiction, but fiction can also be used to portray a person's life.

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The Brockhaus Enzyklopädie is a German-language encyclopedia which until 2009 was published by the F. A. Brockhaus printing house.

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The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia was one of the largest encyclopedic dictionaries of the English language.

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Cyclopædia: or, An Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences (two volumes in folio) was an encyclopedia published by Ephraim Chambers in London in 1728, and reprinted in numerous editions in the eighteenth century.

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A dictionary is a collection of words in one or more specific languages, often listed alphabetically (or by radical and stroke for ideographic languages), with usage of information, definitions, etymologies, phonetics, pronunciations, translation, and other information;Webster's New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition, 2002 or a book of words in one language with their equivalents in another, also known as a lexicon.

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The Encyclopædia Britannica (Latin for "British Encyclopaedia"), published by Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc., is a general knowledge English-language encyclopaedia.

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Encyclopédie, ou dictionnaire raisonné des sciences, des arts et des métiers (Encyclopaedia, or a Systematic Dictionary of the Sciences, Arts, and Crafts) is a general encyclopedia published in France between 1751 and 1772, with later supplements, revised editions, and translations.

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The encyclopédistes were a group of 18th-century writers in France who compiled and wrote the Encyclopédie, edited by Denis Diderot and Jean le Rond d'Alembert.

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An encyclopedia or encyclopaedia (also spelled encyclopædia, see spelling differences) is a type of reference work or compendium holding a comprehensive summary of information from either all branches of knowledge or a particular branch of knowledge.

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Ephraim Chambers (c.1680 – 15 May 1740) was an English writer and encyclopaedist, who is primarily known for producing the Cyclopaedia, or a Universal Dictionary of Arts and Sciences.

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An etymological dictionary discusses the etymology of the words listed.

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Etymology is the study of the history of words, their origins, and how their form and meaning have changed over time.

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The Grand dictionnaire universel du XIXe siècle (Great Universal Dictionary of the 19th Century), often called the Grand Larousse du dix-neuvième, is a French encyclopedic dictionary.

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Henry James Wilson Scherren (10 February 1843 – 25 April 1911), usually known as Henry Scherren or in encyclopaedia articles as H. Sc. was the author of various books on natural history for adults and children, with notable illustrations including some in colour, and a contributor to the Encyclopedia Britannica on natural history topics.

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John Harris (c. 1666 – 7 September 1719) was an English writer, scientist, and Anglican priest.

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Law is a system of rules that are enforced through social institutions to govern behaviour.

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Lexicon Technicum: Or, Universal English Dictionary of Arts and Sciences: Explaining not only the Terms of Art, but the Arts Themselves was in many respects the first alphabetical encyclopedia written in English.

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Loughton is a town and civil parish in the Epping Forest district of Essex.

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Medicine (British English; American English) is the science and practice of the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease.

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Philosophy is the study of the general and fundamental nature of reality, existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and language.

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Pierre Athanase Larousse (October 23, 1817January 3, 1875) was a French grammarian, lexicographer and encyclopaedist.

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Reference is a relation between objects in which one object designates, or acts as a means by which to connect to or link to, another object.

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The Reverend Robert Hunter (1823–25 February 1897) was the lead editor of the Encyclopædic Dictionary, which he produced in seven volumes between 1879 and 1888.

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Sanas Cormaic (or Sanas Chormaic, Irish for "Cormac's narrative"), also known as Cormac's Glossary, is an early Irish glossary containing etymologies and explanations of over 1,400 Irish words, many of which are difficult or outdated.

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The Scottish Enlightenment (Scots Enlichtenment, Soillseachadh na h-Alba) was the period in 18th century Scotland characterised by an outpouring of intellectual and scientific accomplishments.

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