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

  • n. A book of foreign language expressions and their translations.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A (usually pocket-sized) book consisting of everyday expressions and vocabulary in two languages and intended for travellers who wish to communicate with locals while in other countries (or regions in which a different language is spoken).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a book of idiomatic phrases.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A book in which the phrases or idiomatic forms of expression peculiar to a language are collected and explained.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a book containing common expressions in a foreign language along with their translations

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