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  • n  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

  • While it's treated with disdain in some circles, the user-generated encyclopedia, which just hit 3 million entries, has become one of the Internet's greatest forces.
  • The first new English-language Catholic encyclopedia in over half a century is a bookmaker's spectacular.
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News & Articles

  • Kanye West Asks That You "Please Add Graffiti" to 'Yeezus' Cover
    When Kanye West's Yeezus artwork first leaked it looked like this , and we thought this , and got all Encyclopedia Britannica about that . But then the Redeemer of the Rap World changed it to this , and people were like "Wow that's creative! Not!" and "He's so postmodern," but that didn't stop him from ultimately going with this . Finally, all of this and that makes sense. New posters promoting ...
    June 15, 2013 - Vibe Magazine
  • A brief history of entrepreneurship in Tampa Bay
    2001 Wikipedi a What is now the biggest multilingual free-content encyclopedia on the Internet is founded in St. Petersburg by Jimmy Wales , left. Moved to California in 2006 in search of a greater geek culture. 2002
    June 15, 2013 - Tampa Bay Times
  • SEC's Mike Slive focused on future after big changes
    SEC Commissioner Mike Slive says he is focused on the future. / AP BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Mike Slive sprawls in a comfy arm chair, propping his feet on a coffee table between one massive tome on Winston Churchill and an even thicker "Encyclopedia of Southern Culture."
    June 12, 2013 - The Journal News

  • JK Rowling in Reuters
    In a statement on Wednesday, Rowling said even though she loved fan sites, she hoped to write "the definitive Harry Potter encyclopedia, which will include all the material that never made it into the novels" and donate the proceeds to charity.
  • Harry Reid in The Associated Press
    He twice read the Encyclopedia Britannica from cover to cover, from A to Z,Reid added. "He was the only American to earn his law degree while serving as a member of Congress."
  • Larry Sanger in Hindu
    If there's going to be a free encyclopedia, I'd like there to be a better free encyclopedia,says Sanger, 38, who has a doctorate in philosophy and speaks slowly, as if cautiously choosing every word.

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