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Points to best multilingual dictionaries; includes special subject dictionaries. Offers searching of 1065 online English dictionaries at once. Formerly known as: The Web of Online Dictionaries.

Easy to use sign language dictionary with over 7200 ASL signs. Composed of main dictionary, religious, conversational and ASL for babies.

Provides definitions of 3,000+ fine art terms, often accompanied by illustrations, quotations, and links to other Web resources.

A place to look for the meaning and origin of phrase and fable.

This 2nd ed. dictionary “combines coverage of international English with information on English as it is particularly used in Canada.

From HarperCollins Publishers. Coverage includes British & American English dictionaries, a thesaurus, and translation dictionaries for French, German, Italian, and Spanish. The translation dictionaries are bilingual, e.g. French/English, English/French, but the search results provide equivalents in many other languages.

Information on every aspect of Jewish belief and practice, both ancient and modern

Gives accounts of the lives of many classical authors and character entries and plot summaries for their works. General entries trace the development of literary forms such as comedy and tragedy. There is also wide coverage of the historical, political, social, and artistic background.

Guide to Western Art from ancient Greece to the present day.

Provides succinct and accessible explanations of over 1,800 terms used in the wide variety of visual media that makes up the art world.