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Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Day

Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Day is held on November 22. This event in the third decade of the month November is annual. Help us Help us 
22 November - Dictionaries and Encyclopedias Day
A dictionary is a resource that lists the words of a language (typically in alphabetical order) and gives their meaning. It can often provide information about pronunciation, origin, and usage. Dual language dictionaries provide an equivalent word in a different language. An encyclopedia is a book or set of books giving information on many subjects or on many aspects of one subject and typically arranged alphabetically.
On November 22, 1801 Vladimir Ivanovich Dal (literary pseudonym - Cossack Lugansky), writer, lexicographer, ethnographer, was born. His main work: The Explanatory Dictionary of the Living Great Russian Language (volumes 1-4, 1863-1866).
Recall that October 16 is also celebrated in the USA as National Dictionary Day in honor of Noah Webster who is considered to be the father of the American dictionary.

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