Dictionary/Encyclopedia Sites

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Encyclopedia.com -- Online dictionary and encyclopedia of facts, information, and biographies

As the Internet's premier collection of online encyclopedias, Encyclopedia.com provides you reference entries from credible, published sources like Oxford University Press and Columbia Encyclopedia.

At Encyclopedia.com, you get free access to nearly 200,000 reference entries from sources you can cite. Plus, more than 50,000 topic summaries feature related picturesvideostopic summaries, and newspaper and magazine articles from around the world. Encyclopedia.com also provides innovative tools that allow you to rate and sort the reference content you find to be the most useful.

Other Web sites that allow anyone to rewrite reference entries can be fun. But when you need credible information fromreliable sources you can cite, Encyclopedia.com (www.encyclopedia.com) is the place to go.