Revised edition! A dictionary written especially for the needs of students grades 5-8, ages 11-14. More than 70,000 entries. More than 1,000 illustrations, many revised. Abundant word history paragraphs, synonym paragraphs, and example sentences. Updated to reflect groundbreaking Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary, Eleventh Edition.Merriam-Webster, Inc. Staff is the author of 'Merriam-Webster's Intermediate Dictionary', published 2004 under ISBN 9780877795797 and ISBN 0877795797.