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Merriam-Webster's Elementary Dictionary with Audio (Grades 3-5)

API Product Description

The essential dictionary for children grades 3–5, ages 8–11, with more than 36,000 entries. Expanded usage sentences and phrases include nearly 1,300 quotes from classic and contemporary children's literature. Additional features include word history and synonym paragraphs; pronunciation paragraphs for each letter; child-friendly usage hints; and Greek and Latin word root paragraphs to aid spelling and vocabulary-building.

Data features available in this reference:

  • Definitions
  • Examples
  • Word root and word history paragraphs
  • Synonym paragraphs
  • "Headscratcher" language tips
  • Pronunciation symbols
  • Audio pronunciations (coming soon)
  • Spelling suggestions (coming soon)

Formats available:

  • XML

Query options:

  • Keyword: main headword

API Request URL

XML: http://www.dictionaryapi.com/api/v1/references/sd2/xml/school?key=[YOUR KEY GOES HERE]

Example XML Response

Documentation

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