is a Canadian Oxford Dictionary dictionary of Canadian English. First published by Oxford University Press Canada in 1998, it became a well-known reference for Canadian English.
The second edition, published in 2004, contains about 300,000 entries, including about 2,200 true
Canadianisms. It also provides information on Canadian pronunciation and on Canadian spelling, which has features of both British and American spelling: colour, centre, and travelling, but tire, aluminum and realize.
Editorial staff and development method Edit
Until September 2008, Oxford maintained a permanent staff of
lexicographers in Canada, led by editor Katherine Barber. With its Canadian dictionary division closed, Oxford has since been outsourcing work on Canadian dictionary products to freelance editors.  Editions and versions Edit
Barber, Katherine, ed. (2002). The Canadian Oxford Dictionary. Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-541731-9. Barber, Katherine, ed. (1998). . Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press. The Canadian Oxford Dictionary ISBN 978-0-19-541120-1. Picture dictionary
Adelson-Goldstein, Jayme; Shapiro, Norma, eds. (2010). Oxford Picture Dictionary, Second Canadian Edition (Monolingual, 2nd ed.). Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-543809-3.
Parnwell, E.C.; Grennan, Maggie, eds. (2004). The Canadian Oxford Picture Dictionary. Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-435207-9. Parnwell, E.C.; Grennan, Maggie, eds. (2001). The Canadian Oxford Picture Dictionary. Don Mills, Ontario: Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-435204-8. Paperback Alex Bisset, editor. The Canadian Oxford Paperback Dictionary (first edition 2000, reissued 2004, second edition 2006) Toronto, Oxford University Press. Compact The Canadian Oxford Compact Dictionary (published 2001, reissued 2004) Concise Concise Canadian Oxford Dictionary (published 2005) High school The Canadian Oxford High School Dictionary (published 2002, reissued 2004) Spelling The Canadian Oxford Spelling Dictionary (published 1999, reissued 2004) Juvenile My First Canadian Oxford Dictionary Other Canadian English dictionaries Edit See also Edit References Edit
^ Canwest News Service, "Oxford closes Canadian dictionary division", October 1, 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-01.
External links Edit
Look up in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. CanOD
" Canadian Oxford Dictionaries". OUPCanada.com. Oxford University Press. 2010. " Canadian Oxford Dictionary (2 ed.) Online". OxfordReference.com. Oxford University Press. 2012.