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One entry found for encyclopedia.
Main Entry: en·cy·clo·pe·dia
Variant(s): also en·cy·clo·pae·dia /in-secondarystresssimacr-klschwa-primarystresspemacrond-emacron-schwa/
Function: noun
Etymology: from Latin encyclopedia "course of general education," from Greek enkyklios "general, all-around," literally, "circular" and Greek paideia "education, child rearing"
: a work that contains information on all subjects or one that covers a certain subject thoroughly usually with articles arranged alphabetically

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