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Hobson-Jobson

Yule, Henry Sir.

Hobson-Jobson

a glossary of colloquial Anglo-Indian words and phrases, and of Kindred terms, etymological, historical, geographical and discursive

by Yule, Henry Sir.

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Published by Munshiram Manoharlal in New Delhi .
Written in English


Edition Notes

This edition firstpublished London: John Murray, 1903.

Statementby Henry Yule and A.C. Burnell.
ContributionsBurnell, A. C., Crooke, William, 1848-1923.
The Physical Object
Paginationxlviii, 1021p.
Number of Pages1021
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13671688M


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