Lexico Licenses The American Heritage Dictionary From Houghton Mifflin

Posted on December 1, 1999

Lexico LLC has announced that it has licensed Houghton Mifflin Company's Third Edition of The American Heritage. Dictionary of the English Language for use on its Dictionary.com website. This marks the first time that Houghton Mifflin's dictionary is being made available on a dictionary and Internet reference site.

David Jost, vice president of Electronic Reference Publishing in the Trade Division at Houghton Mifflin Company said, "We are pleased that visitors to Dictionary.com will now have the opportunity to enjoy immediate access to the many lexical benefits of our dictionary. Dictionary.com is a leading English language reference site and will prove to be a very helpful information hub for Internet users worldwide."

"Dictionary.com is now, without a doubt, the most comprehensive and up-to-date dictionary online," said Daniel Fierro, COO of Lexico. "We are proud to partner with Houghton Mifflin Company, a trusted name at the forefront of electronic publishing."

Lexico LLC is a leading provider of language learning services on the Internet, including Dictionary.com, Thesaurus.com, an online version of Roget's Thesaurus of English Words and Phrases; and the Dictionary.com Word of the Day webpage and mailing list.

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