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The Dictionary of Canadian quotations and phrases

The Dictionary of Canadian quotations and phrases

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Published by McClelland and Stewart in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quotations, English -- Canada

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[compiled by] Robert M. Hamilton and Dorothy Shields.
    ContributionsHamilton, Robert M. 1912-, Shields, Dorothy., Hamilton, Robert M. 1912-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1063 p. ;
    Number of Pages1063
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23755441M

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Dictionary of Canadian quotations and phrases. Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Hamilton. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index. First ed. published in under title: Canadian quotations and phrases, literary and.

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