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Categories: Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the New International Encyclopedia, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Works about history, Jimmy Wales, Internet properties established in 2001
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encyclopedia  encyclopaedia  cyclopaedia  cyclopedia  'paedia
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A reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty WordNet 3.0
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A reference work (often in several volumes) containing articles on various topics (often arranged in alphabetical order) dealing with the entire range of human knowledge or with some particular specialty WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
An encyclopedia or encyclopaedia is a reference work or compendium providing summaries of knowledge either from all branches or from a particular field or discipline. Wikipedia
Type of reference work Wikidata
A comprehensive, often multivolume, reference work containing articles on a wide rage of subjects or on various aspects of a particular field, usually, alphabetically arranged. OmegaWiki
A comprehensive reference work (often spanning several printed volumes) with articles (usually arranged in alphabetical order, or sometimes arranged by category) on a range of subjects, sometimes general, sometimes limited to a particular field. Wiktionary
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I only use the library for the encyclopedia, as we’ve got most other books here. Wiktionary
His life's work was a four-volume encyclopedia of aviation topics. Wiktionary