Definition of reference library in English:

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reference library

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noun

A library, typically one holding many reference books, in which the books are not for loan but may be read on site.
Example sentences
  • Why not do all that at its present site, where it is close to the reference library, the Minster library and the art gallery?
  • The biggest reference library was the Lenin Library in Moscow, developed from an 1862 foundation.
  • After joining the service in 1966, Mrs Lord has worked in the central children's library, the reference library and has been a branch librarian.

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