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The Dictionary of Canadian quotations

The Dictionary of Canadian quotations

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Published by Stoddart in Toronto, Canada .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[compiled by] John Robert Colombo.
    ContributionsColombo, John Robert, 1936-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN6081 .D524 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 671 p. ;
    Number of Pages671
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1353767M
    ISBN 100773725156
    LC Control Number92245144


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Genre/Form: Quotations: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Dictionary of Canadian quotations. Toronto: Stoddart, (OCoLC) Document Type. Dictionary of Canadian quotations and phrases.

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