from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • An ancient Greek city of Asia Minor northwest of Ephesus. It was famous for its cavalry.


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  • I have no problem either way; just thought Ken and Linder might not have known about Wordnik's case-sensitivity bit.

    February 7, 2011

  • But Wordie's policy of combining them was equally problematic, and Wordnik often provides cross-references. If you search for "wordnik", it asks "Were you looking for Wordnik?" If you search for "america", it says "The definitions below are for America. The examples and other data are for the variant you requested, america."

    February 6, 2011

  • The problem is not the users, it's Wordnik's ridiculous policy of separate and distinct entries for upper- and lower-case version of words.

    February 6, 2011

  • Have either of you tried the colophon (all lower case) page?

    February 5, 2011

  • You need to add a second definition: "A brief description of publication or production notes relevant to the edition, in modern books usually located at the reverse of the title page, but can also sometimes be located at the end of the book"

    February 4, 2011

  • Colophon is one of your links at the bottom of the page, between FAQs and Privacy policy. However, your dictionary entry defines it only as a Greek city in Asia Minor, which suggests some fundamental limitations of the site at this point in its development. And, the word has been looked up 379 times, so you are creating a less than positive impresssion, maybe first impression, with a number of people.

    July 7, 2009