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current20:09, 5 March 2017Thumbnail for version as of 20:09, 5 March 2017292 × 342 (7 KB)DatBot (talk contribs)Reduce size of non-free image (BOT - disable)
21:24, 2 October 2004No thumbnail603 × 707 (19 KB)Heron (talk contribs)Oxford English Dictionary CD-ROM Version 1 screenshot
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