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An on line dictionary - Wordnick
Type in a  word you don't know and you'll not only get a definition, but examples of how the word is used in various formats. Teach your students to use this tool and you'll help them in all forms of learning.

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Dictionary.com/Translator
It is an on-line translator. You can translate many languages into English and vice versa.

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Encyclopedia Britannica
Encyclopedia Britannica on line. There may be a subscription fee for use of some features on the site.

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Encyclopedia of Chicago
The Electronic Encyclopedia of Chicago is edited by Chicago Historical Society. It is a dynamic and unprecedented metropolitan history. Thousands of historical resources-including articles, photos, maps, broadsides and newspapers-related to Chicago's colorful and complex history are at your fingertips.

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Encyclopedia.com - FREE access
From the web site: "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 pictures, videos, topic 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."

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Free Thesaurus
From the web site: "Free Thesaurus is a comprehensive online thesaurus of synonyms, antonyms, and related words. The thesaurus contains more than 145,800 unique entries from three top sources: Collins Thesaurus of the English Language - Complete and Unabridged, The American Heritage Roget's Thesaurus, and WordNet."

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Lexipedia - making meaning of words
Type in a word and a splatter map shows numerous variations of that word. Great for expanding vocabulary.

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Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary and Thesauru
Includes dictionary and thesaurus and word games.

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Wordsmyth - Dictionary with a complete, integrated thesaurus
On the home page enter a word that you are looking up in the search box and it will appear on a list of choices. Click the word and a screen will appear with information about that word.

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