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Main Entry: li·brary
Pronunciation: primarystresslimacr-secondarystressbrer-emacron
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural -brar·ies
Etymology: Middle English library, librarie "a place where books are kept," from Latin librarium (same meaning), from earlier librarius "of books," from liber "book" --related to LIBEL --see Word History at LIBEL
1 a : a place where books, magazines, and records are kept for use but not for sale b : a collection of books, magazines, or records
2 : a collection resembling or suggesting a library <a library of computer programs>

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