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New Zealand dictionary

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Published by New House Publishers in Auckland, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand
    • Subjects:
    • English language -- New Zealand -- Dictionaries.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementElizabeth & Harry Orsman.
      ContributionsOrsman, H. W.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPE3602.Z5 O76 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvii, 321 p. ;
      Number of Pages321
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL905992M
      ISBN 101869460154, 1869469496
      LC Control Number95199800


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