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encyclopedia also: (in British English also) encyclopaedia

Translation of encyclopedia in Spanish:

noun

  • a walking encyclopedia [humorous]
    una enciclopedia ambulante [humorous]
    Example sentences
    • If you are unable to find a biography, check an encyclopedia or reference book at your library.
    • Some of my favorite books are old, gorgeously illustrated encyclopedias and atlases.
    • The wooden headboard held many books including, the Bible, a dictionary, encyclopedias, books, songs, and poems she had written.

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