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The 50 States of the United States 
Capital Cities and Information Links. This site about the states and the U.S. commonwealths and territories has information about location, birds, colleges and universities, constitutions, flowers, mottoes, national forests and parks, newspapers, nicknames, populations, state and federal Representatives, songs and much more.

Information Please Almanac 
You can browse by topic or search. Also included are the Random House Webster’s College Dictionary and the Columbia Encyclopedia.

The Old Farmer's Almanac 
Like the print version, the online version includes information about astronomical events, weather conditions and forecasts, recipes, and gardening tips. 

Merriam-Webster Dictionary
The world's premier dictionary online.
This dictionary contains all definitions in English. Also provides the ability to search for a word in English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, and Spanish. Additionally, there is a pronunciation file for each English word.
A general English-language dictionary online. Its simple search form hides a sophisticated multi-source search of Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, WordNet, The Free Online Dictionary of Computing, Jargon File, The Elements, Easton’s 1897 Bible Dictionary, Hitchcock’s Bible Names Dictionary, U.S. Gazetteer, and the CIA World Factbook.

OneLook Dictionaries
This dictionary allows you to look up a word in 350 different dictionaries simultaneously, or pick specific dictionaries from grouping or subject-specific ones, including science, Internet, computer and technology.